Luz de Vida: the light of life
Luz de Vida is our signature roast, meticulously blended for only the most discerning coffee lovers. This smooth roast will not only light up your mornings, but also the lives of countless children through our 1 Bag = 3 Meals promise. This Signature Edition Luz de Vida is wrapped in a beautiful Mayan fabric bag, yours to keep and enjoy. By purchasing our Signature Roast, you are helping to fight the hunger epidemic amongst Guatemalan children, and also supporting women artisans and the families who depend on them.
*Our artisans are currently working diligently to weave our Signature Mayan fabric bags. Orders including the Guatemalan Signature Roast will ship the week of December 9th.*
Origin: Huehuetenango, Guatemala
Co-op / Association: ASOBAGRI Association
Altitude: 5900 ft (1800 m)
Luz de Vida beans are sourced from the state of Huehuetenango, located in the central highlands of Guatemala. This region is known for producing some of the finest coffees in the world.
Exotic & mellow, orange blossom & brown sugar notes, soft finish.
Huehuetenango is considered one of the best coffee growing regions in Guatemala, thanks to the dry, hot winds that sweep across the mountains from Mexico’s Tehuantepec plain, protecting the crops from frost. The region’s abundant rainfall with predictable dry season, and well-drained volcanic soil provide ideal growing conditions for the coffee plant. We roast our Luz de Vida to a Medium-Dark level, ensuring a rich and well-rounded flavor that balances the fruited and floral origin notes with a soft, sweet caramelization.
The mellow flavor and soft mouthfeel of Luz de Vida complements a fruit tart, sliced apples dipped in caramel sauce, or a sweet cinnamon bun.
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