This coffee comes from a group of small producers. Siltepec is a strictly high grown coffee. Harvested and processed by small producers under traditional farming methods, shade grown coffee, craft de-pupled, fermented, washed and sun dried.
The plantations are located near The Biosphere Reserve El Triunfo. In 1972 was named as a “Natural area” in Chiapas State, to preserve the “quetzal” special bird that only lives in this place. In 1990, it became a federal “protected area” with an extension of 119 thousand 177 hectares. The Biosphere Reserve El Triunfo host 11 of the 18 recognized vegetation types in Chiapas; there are been identified about 1.500 spcies of plants, but maybe this number can grow to 3.000 because of the flora of all Chiapas territory.
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