New Coffee – Dec 22, 2017

New Single Origin Coffee Available Now.

Zelaya Espresso Guatemala JJ Bean Single Origin coffee 1A “greatest hits” of Zelaya farms from the famed Antigua region of Guatemala, roasted for espresso to bring out rich notes of chocolate.  Also makes a heartwarming filter coffee for sipping by the fire. Tastes: Chocolate, creamy, satisfying.

The Zelaya family has been growing coffee for over 100 years and four generations and produces a handful of genuine ‘Antigua’ coffees on their own farms.  True Antigua coffees are grown in the Antigua Valley, bounded by the Agua, Acatenango and Fuego volcanos.

Zelaya Espresso Guatemala JJ Bean Single Origin coffee 2The Zelayas treat workers on their farms as members of the family. In 2010, Ricardo began a scholarship program to help workers pay for the education of their children. This program is funded by Ricardo and has the support of buyers from abroad, who have supported the cause since 2012. Managed now by his daughter Bel, who has a degree in Special Education, the dream is for the project to achieve formal non-profit status and expand to include not only all the children whose parents work on the farm but also those from surrounding communities.

Visit our online coffee shop for this coffee if you’re outside Vancouver or Toronto.

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