Terras : Organic

Mixtli

A coffee of note for its notes

Mixtli the Washed coffee that defines the profile of Taza from the coffee growing region of Acatenango, Guatemala, green and ready to roast.

We explain what you want to know about coffee of note by its notes

  1. It is a coffee that its cup profile is chocolatey
  2. Its key descriptor in aroma and flavor is stone fruit.
  3. Other descriptors that complete its organoleptic profile are chocolate and fruity.
  4. It is an ideal coffee for espresso and capsule extraction.
  5. It has an overall score according to the SCA scale of 82.5 points.
  6. Its acidity is tartaric and citric and its intensity is medium
  7. It has a medium intensity body and is creamy to the touch
  8. It is a coffee that is cultivated in the coffee growing geography of Guatemala and in the coffee growing region of Acatenango .
  9. It is an Arabica coffee and a blend of Caturra, Catuaí and Borbon varietals.
  10. – It is an organic coffee that we have processed with the Traditional Washed method -washed and fermented-, with an aerobic fermentation and dried in the sun in patios.
Mixtli green coffee sack from the Acatenango Valley region of Guatemala.

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Hectares with coffee trees
Coffee tree of coffee origin Guatemala

We explain the how and why of the organic coffee growers and producers, Mixtli

Mixtli is produced by a collective of coffee growers in the coffee-growing region of Acatenango in Guatemala.

This collective has more than 25 years of experience working in coffee production. They are located in the coffee growing region of Fraijanes Plateau, this region is characterized for being one of the regions that produces high quality coffees in the country, in this place is where they have their headquarters and their dry mill, for the preparation of their coffees and microlots. Its mission is to receive the highest quality Guatemalan coffee from the best producers, in order to be the first choice for its customers. Its vision consists of developing long-term relationships with producers that have adequate maintenance, harvesting and processing practices, which allows it to position itself in the main consumer markets of differentiated coffees.

Mixtli is an organic coffee from the Terras range.

Roaster we will briefly explain the advantages of roasting green coffee from the Terras de Mare range Terra Green Coffee

They have: A well-defined cup profile and identified with the coffee region where they are produced – A broad spectrum key descriptor that is easy to recognize and adopt by the consumer – Interannual stability of the cup profile and key descriptor – A roast with minimal variations for a systematized profile – Maximum number of defects 10 per 350 gr – Specialty score by the SCA – Variety of processes and coffee regions in each origin – Unification of 60 kg containers to optimize logistics and handling – Price subject to stock exchange – Availability of contracts by harvest – Exclusive marketing territory.

The coffee region where we produce our Mixtli coffee

We explain in brief what the coffee growing region of Acatenango in Guatemala is like.

  • It has 3 coffee-growing districts
  • The estimated population is 23,000 inhabitants.
  • Its surface area is 172 km².
  • Produces 7.7% of the country’s total coffee production
  • 4,443.32 hectares are cultivated with coffee trees.
  • It occupies the 6th place as the country’s coffee growing region.
  • More than 2,200 families are engaged in coffee cultivation
  • The altitude of coffee cultivation in the region is between 1,200 and 1,800 meters above sea level.
  • The most commonly harvested varietals are Bourbon, Caturra, Catuaí, Pache, Typica, Pacheco, Caturra, Catuaí and Pache.
  • Harvest months are from November to March.
  • Acatenango coffee has denomination of origin – DO
Street view with mountains in the background of the Acatenango Valley region of Guatemala.

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