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Guatemala Huehuetenango SHB/EP 2022

SKU: GEN22GTH
$4.46/lb$289.90/65lb box
  • Flavor: Bittersweet Chocolate, Red Apple, Brown Sugar
  • Body: Medium
  • Acidity: Medium
  • Process: Washed
  • Moisture: 12.20%
  • Packaging: 65lb box
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Availability
East Coast: 1516 Boxes
Cup Score: 84.75
Cupping Date: Feb '22

About the Region
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.

Origin Report
Guatemalan producers are constantly looking for better growing conditions: richer soil; advantageous micro-climates; and ideal shade conditions. Farmers are investing in moving to higher grounds to increase their options for growing specialty coffees. Producers are dedicating lands at higher altitudes to planting traditional varietals that produce differentiated cup qualities. Read more in our Guatemala Origin Report.

GEOGRAPHY:

Region Huehuetenango

Altitude 1500-1900

PRODUCER:

Various Smallholders

VARIETY:

Bourbon, Caturra, Catuai, Typica

PROCESSING:

Washed

HARVEST TIME:

December - March