Huehuetenango Guatemala
Huehuetenango Guatemala

Huehuetenango Guatemala

Regular price $19.95
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Producer:  Various smallholders in the Huehuetenango region

Altitude:  1600masl

Variety:  Bourbon, Arabigo, Caturra

Processing:  Washed


Huehuetenango is the highest and driest of Guatemala's non-volcanic regions. This renowned region owes much to the dry, hot winds that come in from the mountains of Mexico's Tehuantepec plain. The additional heat layers protect Huehuetenango from frost and enable coffee to grow at altitudes of 2,000 masl.

Due to the high altitude, nearly all of Huehuetenango's producers process their own coffee. Fortunately, the region has rivers and streams in abundance, so mills can be placed almost anywhere.