Granito coffee

Granito Coffee is shade-grown by small-holder farmers, naturally processed by farmer-owned cooperatives and roasted in small batches fresh to order

cafe la voz

Producer: Cooperativa La Voz
Community: San Miguel Escobar
Farmers: 600 Member Family Cooperative
Region: Atitlán, Guatemala
Varieties: Tipica, Bourbon, and Caturra
Altitude: 1600 MASL
Method: Washed, Sun-Dried
Relationship: Old Friends & Partners through Operation Groundswell
Notes: Bright, Creamy, Green Apple, Milk Chocolate
Price paid to the farmer: 35% above market

cafe santa anita

Producer: apcasa
Community: santa anita la union
Farmers: 8 family association
Region: san marcos, Guatemala
Varieties: BOURBON, CATIMOR, CATUAI AND CATURRA
Altitude: 1000 MASL
Method: Washed, Sun-Dried
Relationship: Old Friends of granitos founder
Notes: brown sugar, almond, cinnamon, green grapes
Price paid to the farmer: 35% above market

cafe san Miguel

PRODUCER: CAFÉ ARTISANAL SAN MIGUEL ENTRE VOLCANES
FARMERS: 30-MEMBER COOPERATIVE
COMMUNITY: SAN MIGUEL ESCOBAR
REGION: ANTIGUA, GUATEMALA
VARIETIES: BOURBON, CATUAI AND CATURRA
ALTITUDE: 1500+ MASL
METHOD: WASHED, SUN-DRIED
RELATIONSHIP: OLD FRIENDS & PARTNERS THROUGH DE LA GENTE
NOTES: LEMON-LIKE CITRUS, FLORAL, SWEET WITH A HINT OF CARAMEL
PRICE PAID TO THE FARMER: 44% ABOVE MARKET RATES

MEET YOUR importerS

We work with two very thoughtful importers to bring single origin coffees directly from farmer-owned cooperatives in Guatemala here to Canada and the US. Our coffee is traceable and the price paid to producers is between 30-60% above market rates.
  • De La Gente
  • Interamerican

We met DLG (then called As Green As it Gets) in 2010 when Hurricane Agatha caused massive mudslides in San Miguel Escobar, and Operation Groundswell joined the NGO and local community members in the relief efforts. In 2015, AGAIG decided to focus more intentionally on commercializing and exporting coffee and rebranded itself De La Gente (DLG) or “from the people”. The organization continues to work with small-holder coffee farmers and cooperatives in Guatemala to create economic opportunities that improve the quality of life for families and communities who earn up to 30% more than if they would be selling their coffee through options normally available to them. 

Established in 1983, InterAmerican supplies specialty green coffee to roasters across North America including certified Organic, Fair Trade and Rainforest Alliance coffees. They operate in 27 countries nurturing relationships with producers to create traceable blends,  unique small-lots, and special project coffees designed to improve both cup quality and the livelihoods of coffee growers and producers.