FTO Honduras- COMSA Washed

$42.50

Cupping Notes-

Rich body, brown sugar, toffee

Growing Altitude— 1300-1700M
Arabica Variety— Bourbon, Catuai, Caturra, Lempira, Pacas, Typica
Harvest Period— November-February
Milling Process— Fully Washed and Sun Dried

Clear

Description

Honduras

Café Orgánico Marcala (COMSA) was founded in December of 2001 with a vision of creating new and alternative development opportunities for small-scale coffee farmers in the region of Marcala, Honduras. The organization originally brought together 69 small-scale farmers of Lenca origin who were interested in selling their coffee collectively under the umbrella of a rural credit union.
At that time, the predominant production system in the region used conventional (chemical) practices and sold to the local coyotes, often at prices that did not even cover the farmers’ production costs. One of the primary founding objectives of COMSA was to seek out and promote new ways of thinking – both in production, moving from conventional to organic production; and in markets, moving from commercial to specialty buyers.

COMSA

Today, COMSA is 1,200 members strong, with a waiting list of producers still hoping to join the organization. Their lead farmers continue to demonstrate effective, regenerative organic practices that are both improving productivity and protecting their plants from common diseases.

In 2016, COMSA launched the Diplomado Organico, a week-long intensive training program that not only teaches innovative organic farming techniques, but also helps broaden perspectives for small-scale farmers on the relationship between their work, the ecosystem and the health of communities on both sides of the supply chain.

This coffee has a creamy body, with hints of walnuts and dark chocolate.

Additional information

Weight 5.5 lbs
Dimensions 6 x 6 x 12 in
Grind options

Ground-Cone Filter, Ground-Espresso, Ground-Flat Bottom Filter, Ground-French Press, Whole Bean

Pack Size

5 Pound Bag

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