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Guatemala SHB HueHuetenango Medium Roast

Guatemala SHB HueHuetenango Medium Roast

Regular price £5.29

These Guatemalan coffee beans are Strictly Hard Bean (SHB) meaning that they are grown at altitude and therefore have a very refined taste.

The overall characteristics are sweet acidity, citrus and fruity notes of strawberry and plum, solid body, balanced, chocolate, complex and clean with a nice aftertaste.

Of the three non-volcanic regions, Huehuetenango is the highest and driest under cultivation. This area is one of the best regions in Guatemala for coffee production. Huehuetenango is at the foot of the Cuchumatanes, the highest non-volcanic mountain range in Central America. There are currents of hot air that sweep up from Mexico’s Tehuantepec plain that cross paths with cool air descending from the Cuchumatanes Mountains. This region is thus protected from frost, allowing the coffee to be cultivated up to 2,000 meters. Huehuetenango’s extreme remoteness requires that nearly all producers process their own coffee. Fortunately, the region has an almost unlimited number of rivers and streams, so a mill can be located just about anywhere. This region has ideal geographic conditions for the cultivation of great quality Guatemalan coffee beans. They are exceptional coffees with distinct acidity and fruity flavors.

Available in 200g resealable and recyclable packs.

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