Honduras Copan Organic
Region: Copán, Corquín
Altitude: 1200-1700 Meters
Profile: Citrus Acidity, Milk Chocolate, Stonefruit, Sweet
About: This Honduras Copan was harvested by the Cafescor Coop. The Cafescor (Cafes Especiales Corquin) is a cooperative that was founded in 2012 as an initiative of small coffee producers in the town of Corquin, Copan. There are approximately 131 growers who are active members in the coop. Joined together, the cooperative has achieved Fair Trade, USDA Organic, UTZ, and Rainforest Alliance certifications. Beneficio Cafescor is the wet mill that processes specialty organic and conventional coffees in the Northwest Region of Copan.
The cooperative currently has around 400 hectares of cultivated coffee and grows varieties such as Caturra, Catuai (red and yellow), Bourbon, Ihcafe 90, Lempira and Parainema at elevations ranging from 1200 to 1700 meters above sea level.