origin San Pedro Necta, Huehuetenango, Guatemala, 1600–1800m
variety Bourbon / Caturra
process Washed, Swiss Water Process (100% chemical free)
tasting notes Caramel apple, sweet potato pie
about After her parents passed away, Ana Maria Ortega took over the family business and has managed her family farm since she was 17 years old.
powering Women's entrepreneurship
Maria says her coffee drying patio is behind her house so she can keep an eye on her "Oro" (gold).
meet ana maria ortega Ana Maria's father, Angel Ortega, owned the farm since its inception in 1950, and Ana Maria was born on the farm. She took over the farm at the age of 17 when her parents passed away, and has been managing ever since. She loves nature and flowers. In the city of Huehuetenango, Ana Maria's house is a beautiful garden complete with peacocks.