Meet Our Producer
El Coyolar is located close to the town of El Tesoro in La Libertad, Huehuetenango. Don Antulio has been working for 30 years in coffee. He also runs a coffee nursery which helps him to get a second income.
Meet antulio Castillo
Don Antulio is producing coffee since he was a teenager. He learned everything he knows about coffee from his family. His heart beats for plants – he has a profound knowledge on coffee varietals and the needs of each plant. This is one of the reasons, he started a coffee plant nursery.
Producer: Antulio Castillo
Location: El Tesoro, La Libertad, Huehuetenango.
Altitude: 1,800 meters above sea level
Farm size: 3.5 Hectars
Coffee varietals: Caturra & San Ramon
Process: Washed and sun dried on patios.
Post harvesting facilities: Coffee manual depulper, water channels for clasification and fermentation tanks with tile inner layer.
Harvest: November – January
Beside extraordinary coffee, Don Antulio is owner of a coffee plant nursery which not only provides a second income, but gives him an in depth knowledge about all kind of varietals and their needs. Due to the nursery, Don Antulio is able to plan the structure and planting of his farm in a very sustainable way.