Finca La Montañita was started in 1984 by agronomist José Humberto González Morales when he decided to plant his first coffee tree, which is still standing today. The farm is located in Aldea Sansupo, Mataquescuintla, Jalapa, Guatemala and sits between 1750 to 2000 meters above sea level. In 2013, the relationship between Finca La Montañita and 606 Coffee Roasters began.
Jose Humberto is currently experimenting with new ways of processing coffee by fermenting it in orange peels and their yellow Catuai varietal. They competed in the Cup of Excellence for the first time in 2018, placing 33rd. Fun fact about José Humberto González Morales is that 30 years ago he discovered the varietal Pache Colis and named it after his towns’ nickname “Colis”. He has been given the credit and patent by ANACAFE (Guatemala’s National Coffee Association).
Finca La Pampa has belonged to the Pérez family for nearly a century. Since 1945, however, the family began cultivating coffee. Since then, four generations have tended to the finca, located in the alley of Acatenango, Chimaltenango, Guatemala and sits between 1500 to 1700 meters above sea level.
Mario Pérez is currently running the farm’s operations and has begun to move away from traditional family varietals of Bourbon, Typica, Pache, Caturra and Catuai; choosing, instead, to work with Geishas and honey processed coffee. He entered in the Cup of Excellence in 2018, placing 20th with the Geisha varietal. They also placed 12th in 2009 and 23rd in 2010.
Acatenango, Chimaltenango, Guatemala
1500 to 1700 meters above sea level
12th in 2009, 23rd in 2010, 20th in 2018
WHOLE BEAN only offered since our best quality coffees are meant to be ground at the time of use for optimal taste and freshness.