Our Mexican beans come to us from Cooperativa de producción Tzeltal-Tzotzil, a group of family owned farms operating in 26 indigenous communities north of San Cristobal De Las Casas.
In Chiapas, we have worked for years with local communities on education, health and providing opportunity for victims of the Death Train. At the request of PROISCH we have been organizing and funding advanced organic technical trainings that create improved soil and coffee quality. As a result of this continuing program, high end coffee buyers have been paying premiums for this fantastic coffee (but you can get it for a lot less from us!)
There are several coffee regions in Mexico and each has slightly different characteristics, but by and large you can count on Mexican coffee to be smooth and round in the mouth, medium acidity, not too bold, whether they come from Chiapas (nutty and sometimes slightly spicy), Vera Cruz (slight cocoa taste), or Oaxaca (almond flavors). The large, smooth beans have excellent aroma, medium body and slight acidity. A mellow coffee with a softly sweet flavor.