Mexico, Chiapas

Grupo de Asesores de Produccion Organica y Sustentables

(information sourced from Fair Trade USA)

GRAPOS is a small coffee producer organization located near the town of Tapachula in the southern Mexican state of Chiapas. The organization represents 2,600 small coffee farmers who work on an estimated 8,000 hectares of land. Most members come from the communities of Unión Juárez, Cacahoatan and Tapachula, all within Chiapas. GRAPOS provides essential services to its members including access to finance, technical assistance and community development programs. They have also invested in nurseries to support farm renovation, and diversification initiatives including a women’s knitting program and mushroom cultivation project aimed at creating other sources of income.

Medium Roast: Good body, nutty with notes of molasses and baker’s chocolate.

Region: Chiapas, Mexico
Varieties: Bourbon, Caturra, Catuai, and Typica
Altitude: 1200m-1550m asl
Process: Fully washed, sun dried