Origin - Guatemala
Location – Huista, Huehuetenango Villages: Los Trapichitos, Cabic, Petatán, Rancho Viejo, Las Galeras and Com
Producer - Various small holders
Altitude - 1200 - 1900 Meters above sea level
Process – Washed
Varietal - Caturra, Catuaí, Bourbon, Pache
Certification – With Hands Of Woman, Fair Trade, SHB, EP
Roast - Medium
On September 30, 2020, the Cooperativa Agrícola Integral Axolá R.L. received the Certificate "WITH HANDS OF WOMAN", which comes to strengthen the coffee chain of the small and medium size enterpise, which was endorsed by MAYACERT, who evaluated the 4 basic principles of quality such as: product quality, environmental responsibility, social responsibility and financial responsibility. Regarding product quality, indicators of coffee harvest, processing, storage and transportation were considered. Environmental quality is based on organic certification standards and environmental codes.
The social responsibility part is based on the relationship between the owners of the plots and farms with the workers, communities and the future well-being of the cooperative or independent farm. Finally, the economic responsibility includes indicators of administration, records and traceability of the product.
The certificate benefits 41 cooperative member producers, with a total of 34.22 hectares of coffee and a production volume of 48.50 Metric Tons of Pergamino coffee.
With these actions, the Association of Organizations of the Cuchumatanes -ASOCUCH- through the PROMIPYMES project initiative meets the objective of Business and Commercial strengthening of organizations of small coffee producers, which will allow the production to be sold with differentials of quality as well as prices. , which will ultimately result in increased income for families, boosting the economy and helping to improve their living conditions.
Produced by small and small coffee growers who are members of the Cooperativa Agrícola Integral A’xola, located in Petatán, Huehuetenango. It is a conventional coffee that has stood out for being a gourmet coffee with special characteristics, it invites you to taste a chocolatey flavor with citrus notes and good intensity. In reality, the coffee of the A'xola Cooperative is a tribute to the female coffee grower, since most of the production is carried out by indigenous women belonging to the Mayan Popti 'people, which is why it has the certificate "With the hands of a woman" .
A’xola, is a word translated from the Popti´ language, which means “Ruins surrounded by rivers”, is the name of the cooperative located in Petatán, Huehuetenango.
The cooperative A’xola grows and commercialize gourmet coffee, which is harvest in the region of Huista in Huehuetenango.
The cooperative is mostly conformed by mayan popti indigineous women. This unique characteristic, besides the quality, adds identity to the coffee, because they hold the “Women Hands” certificate, a stamp that brings out the excellence in a cup of coffee.
Currently, the coffee is exported to other countries around the world, and it is also sold under a roasted coffee brand in local markets as A´xol Kapeh.
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