History of "El General Finca de Café"

The 22 of September of 1954 as it appears in the books of the Municipality of Acatenango, Guatemala; Mr. Clemente Lantan (+) and Mrs. Ángela Vela Morales de Lantan (+) acquired the coffee farm called Chuatacaj which is now known as "El General" Property. Later on in 2001 they inherited the Lady Verónica Lantan Vela de Acajabon, who next inherited in the third generation to its son Sergio Jose Acajabon Lantan said coffee producing estate.

The farm is located on the way to the Acatenango Volcano, altitude 1800 ~ 1900 masl, since its beginnings it has been used in coffee cultivation, since 1954 to date in the process of continuous improvement has been renewed by sectors, implemented Coffee varieties such as: Caturra, Catuaí, typical among others, and complemented with shade of gravilèa, avocado Hass, fruit trees of loquat and peach tree in order to facilitate the flowering of coffee, as well as native plants such as Pericón , Oregano and Chile, to function as natural repellents and thereby maintain the health of the fruit in an organic way.
"El General Finca de Café" is official member of ANACAFE (The National Coffee Association of Guatemala) and "Woman’s in Coffee" (recognize by ANACAFE).

Processes

The plantation

The plantation is grown under the shade of grevillea and avocado trees and is fueled by the volcanic dust from Volcan de Fuego which keeps the sandy soils constantly renewed with rich minerals.

  • Origin: Guatemala
  • Region: Acatenango
  • Altitude: 1,700m – 2,000m

Processes

With the help of year of experience, "El General Finca de Café" is able to offer high quality coffee bean. Our product line has three different processes:

  • Wash Process (Dry on patio)
  • Natural Process (Dry on African beds)
  • White Honey Process (Dry on African beds)

Our coffees

All our coffees are notable for its creamy body, chocolate aroma and sweet citrus flavors

  • Exquisite Aroma
  • Flavor
  • Body (clean and balanced)
  • Marked Acidity

Our Team

Sergio Acajabon

Entrepreneur, Cafetoland administrator, currently living in Kaohsiung, Taiwan.