The Café Femenino Guatemala Program began in 2005 when women coffee farmers first organized in order to receive fair compensation for their essential role in Guatemala’s coffee industry. Despite initial barriers including an ingrained cultural stigma against women meeting without men, the women have worked tirelessly to grow Café Femenino Guatemala.
Participating women members: 3
Women in leadership roles: 2 co-op Board of Directors
Coffee profile: Coffee features sweet, clean, and bright aromas of hazelnut, with a smooth chocolatey flavor of citrus and roasted nuts.
Varietals: Catuai, Caturra, Bourbon, Tipica
Elevation: 1,250–1,850 Meters