Trader: InterAmerican Coffee
Dry mill: Beneficio Almolonga
Region: San Cristóbal Verapaz
Altitude: 1300 – 1500 masl
Harvest period:January – April
Rainfall annum: 1800 – 2300 mm
Arabica Variety: Bourbon, Caturra
Processing: Fully Washed, Sun dried and drum dried
Don Horst Spitzke traveled abundantly through Latin America first stopping in
Costa Rica, and then on to Mexico before settling in uatemala in 1961. Although
he first planted coffee on the farm in 1988, his coffee has already become one of Guatemala’s finest.
Amongst the coffee is a lethora of natural beauty. The diversity of flora and fauna make the farm a natural wonder. Trekking deep into the 550 hectares of land that ncompasses Don Horst’s farm you will find a wealth of lowers including Orchids, Cardamoms and the Monja Blanca, which is Guatemala’s national flower. Deeper inside the farm you will find a beautiful 100 meter natural spring waterfall that honors the farm. A few feet away from the waterfall’s mainstream you will find small rock caves formed by millions of years of water erosion.
The beauty of Horst Spitzke’s coffee is no different than that of his farm. This coffee comes from a region that is famed for its tropical rainforest, its storied indigenous past and its outstanding coffee. Don Horst is a passionate coffee.