Behind The Bean

Location: The Marcala & Chinacla region, which is in the mountainous south-central department of La Paz in Honduras

Farm: APROCAE association of small farmers - Asociación de Pequeños Productores de Café Especial

Founded: July 15, 2015

Varieties: Catuai, Bourbon, Caturra, Típica, Lempira

Altitude: 1,200-1,710 masl

Process: Wet Processed

Drying: Sun Died

Temperature: 15° to 23° Celsius

Rainfall: 1700 to 2250 mm per year

Harvest Season: December - March

Honduras is the third largest coffee producer in the world but its coffee industry is still relatively young. Covering six distinct regions and a range of varieties, processes, altitudes and micro-climates, more than 95 percent of the country's growers are small farmers cultivating less than five hectares each.