Certified Fair Trade Organic Honduras- A deep flavored medium roast with bold, spicy taste. Coffees grown in Central American are know for their bright taste, and this is no exception. This certified organic coffee is complex with bright flavors of citrus and an underlying cocoa taste that balances perfectly with the citrus. This is a coffee with a pleasant and long aftertaste.
The cooperative where this coffee is grown is located in western Honduras, in the buffer zone of the Celaque National Park–a cloud forest containing the country’s highest mountain. The organization represents an estimated 12 communities from the municipalities of San Pedro and Corquin in Copan. Together, they work to promote the sustainable development of their local economy through programs offered to members and their families on financial management, technical assistance, production and quality, and marketing. Their primary objectives are to reduce poverty and to increase the standard of living for their community. Their development programs have benefitted approximately 5,000 people in Las Capucas and surrounding regions. The organization’s General Assembly has 10 members, nine of which are women. The General Assembly manages the democratic use of the Fair Trade premium.
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