The cooperative Integral Agrícola Cocolense currently consists of 127 small producers of organic coffee in the mountain range Sierra de los Cuchumatanes in Huehuetenango, western Guatemala. About 20% of the member farmers are women, opening an alternative source of income to their families. The coffee cultivated in diverse agroforestry systems fulfills the highest standards and offers a sustainable land use to the communities, reducing the usage pressure on the surrounding forests.
Altitude: 1.000- 1.500 m
Area: 169 ha
Coffee varieties: Bourbon, Catimor, Caturra, Pache rojo, Villalobo
Annual harvest: 551 tons
Treatment: washed and sun-dried
Certification: Mayacert, Fairtrade (NOP/USDA, EU)
Any inquiries should be directed to the president of the cooperative Francisco Diego Mateo (firstname.lastname@example.org).