Full smooth rich body, lower acidity. 100% typica. A totally different flavor profile from the more acidic Southern Colombian types.
The average coffee farm in Guayata is tiny, about 1.5 hectares and only yields 8-10 bags of coffee per season. For many families, even this miniscule income does not make its way back to the household.
Hardly any discussion of Colombia takes place without mention of how wonderful a country it could be it were not for political violence, at times horrific, and of course the drug cartels. As gateway-to-the-Amazon, Guayata has had more than its share of related problems.
In 1998, in the face of all this, thirty women coffee farmers got together to form their Association. With very little to work with, these women still believed they could take charge and improve conditions for themselves and their families. Optimistic confidence is infectious