AUGUST COFFEE OF THE MONTH
Guatemala: Cooperativa Agricola Integral Peña Roja
Pena Roja, or red rock, lies in the foothills of Pena Blanca which peaks at 3520 masl.
Cooperativa Agricola Integral Peña Roja are a smaller co-op that work with a larger union of cooperatives, Fedecocagua, to help market and sell their coffee abroad. In return, they get extra investment and support as well as access to services such as agronomists that work directly with the union. In this manor they can maintain the traceability and character of their coffee and share the expertise that larger groups have access to as well as increase their network…. read more