Origin Trip 2013 (Part 2 of 2) Trip Report


Sean’s trip last month to Guatemala and El Salvador led him to several farms. Here’s a short profile on each location and some videos of their processes!


Santa Ana de la Huerta

Pulping channels at Santa Ana

Country: Guatemala

City: El Progreso

Region: Sierra de Las Minas

Altitude: 1,370 to 1,820 metres above sea level

Variety: Bourbon, Caturra, Catimor

Processing: Fully washed and patio dried

Owner: Rony Asencio



Santa Paula

Santa Paula


  Country: Guatemala

  Region: Alto Verapaz, Coban

  City: San Pedro Carcha

  Altitude: 1,375 metres above sea level

  Variety: Caturra, Catuai, Catimor, San Francisco

  Processing: Fully washed

  Owner: Rony Asensio, Oscar and Christian Schaps


Finca Culpan

Finca Culpan

Country: Guatemala

City: Columba Quetzaltenango

Region: San Marcos

Altitude: 1,200-1,300 metres above sea level

Variety: Caturra, Catuai, Bourbon

Processing: Washed and sun-dried

Owner: Roberto Toledo


Pacas Family (various farms)


  Country: El Salvador

  Region: Canton Lomas de San Marcelino

  Town: Santa Ana

  Altitude: 1300-1600m above sea level

  Variety:  Red Bourbon, Pacas

  Processes: Washed, Semi Washed, Natural

  Owner: Pacas Family



Finca La Fany

Finca La Fany

Country: El Salvador

Region: Ahuachapán, Apaneca Ilamatepec Mountain Range

Altitude: 1,400-1,600 metres above sea level

Variety: Red Bourbon, Pacamara, Pacas

Processes: Washed, Semi-Washed, Natural

Owner: Luis,Rafael and Carmen Da Silva



El Carmen Estate

El Carmen Estate


  Country: El Salvador

  Region: Apaneca-Llamatepec

  City: Ataco

  Altitude: 1,300 metres above sea level

  Variety: 100% Bourbon

  Process: Fully Washed and dried on patio

  Owner: Alfaro Family




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