About this Coffee
Cobán, also known as the Imperial City, is located 211 kilometers north of Guatemala in the department of Alta Verapaz. It stands out for its climatic diversity due to the variety of altitudes in the region, from 120 to 1,800 meters above sea level. This generates microclimates ideal for the cultivation of great coffee. The land in the region is very fertile and farmers grow not only coffee but cardamom, achiote, cacao, pepper, citrus, avocado, tomato, cauliflower, and lettuce, corn, beans, hot peppers, and cereals such as rice. Across the department there are 27,461 hectares of coffee farms from which approximately 364,427 quintals of parchment are produced per year. The different microclimates favor the production of diverse varieties. At high altitudes they grow Bourbon, Maragogype, Caturra, Pache and Catuaí. Different types of Catimor: Anacafe 90, Costa Rica 95, Sarchimor are grown at slightly lower altitudes. Cobán coffee stands out worldwide for its fruity notes, fine and well-balanced body, with a pleasant aroma.