A cup of coffee presented in velvety splendor, with the nuanced suggestion of toasted hazelnut, elevated by the addition of raisins, star fruit and a hint of citrus to enliven the finish with a gentle acidity.
Amid the Mexico coffee rust epidemic, and laborers migrating away from abandoned coffee farms in the 2010s, a silver lining shone through in the form of a shift in gender and social norms surrounding women in agriculture. Historically, women have been largely underrepresented and underprivileged in terms of resources, education, work opportunities and decision-making, despite being pivotal for farmers, entrepreneurs and cultural heritage.
These limitations left female coffee farmers particularly at risk of inequality and exclusion. To honor this, for a second year, we offer Café de Mujeres and extend our pledge to support the female coffee growers in Mexico. The 212 women from Chiapas averaging 1.8 hectares of land, who contributed to our lot, stand united in striving to break down gender imbalances and foster economic chances for their gender.
Grown in the humid and tropical climate of Chiapas - the southernmost state in Mexico - this coffee stands out for its delicate flavors and zesty acidity, with a nutty warmth