Geography

El Salvador Green Coffee Beans

Varieties of El Salvador green coffee beans: bourbon, pacas, catimor, sarhimor. 60% of the coffee grown in El Salvador is bourbon. It is characterized by a clean, bright, and sweet profile with strong citrus notes. Pacamara is characterized by a rounder body with tropical fruits, juicy taste, bright citrus notes.

Pacas has a round body, light acidity, floral and spicy notes.
Farmers in El Salvador process coffee using almost any method - washed, honey and natural.

Where are green coffee beans grown in El Salvador?

El Salvador has 6 mountain coffee-growing ranges.

Beans produced:

2020 - 0.6 million bags (60 kg each)

World market share in kg (Arabica and Robusta):

0.4%

Coffee beans export revenue:

$108 million

Harvest:

from November to March

Alotepec, Metapan

Cordilleras, including Santa Ana and Chalatenango, are located in the northwest of the country, with a total area of ​​about 2870 hectares, which is about 1.3% of the country's total area. Lands in this area reach an altitude of 1000 to 2000 meters above sea level. The most common varieties of El Salvador green coffee beans grown in this area are Pacas, Bourbon, Pakamara, Catimors, Catuai, Katurra, and Cuscatleco.

This region has reached a high level of production. It is known for its quality product and mainly consists of small producers who usually process their coffee to the parchment stage.

Coffee beans from El Salvador
El Bálsamo, Quezaltepeque

Cordilleras, including La Libertad, San Salvador, and some municipalities of Sonsonate, are located in the center of the south and cover ​​25% of the country's total area. Lands in this area reach an altitude of 500 to 1960 meters above sea level. This region can be divided into two subregions: 'Cordillera del Bálsamo' and ‘Volcano San Salvador-Quezaltepeque’.

Coffee beans in this region have a balanced, creamy body, and their taste is more like vanilla, have a bright acidity, which provides a velvety character.

Farm for growing green coffee beans in El Salvador
Apaneca, Ilamatepec

Cordilleras, including the departments of Santa Ana, Sonsonate, and Ahuachapan, are located to the country's west, where about 50% of coffee producers and cultivated areas are concentrated. Lands in this area reach an altitude of 1000 to 2365 meters above sea level.

El Salvador coffee beans in hands
Chichontepec

Volcano San Vicente or Chichontepec is located in the Guadalupe and Tepetitan in the department of San Vicente, and the other part - in the municipalities of Zacatecoluca and San Juan Nonualco in the department of La Paz. The cultivated areas make up about 5% of the total area of ​​the country. Lands in this area reach an altitude of 500 to 1000 meters above sea level.

El Salvador green coffee beans from this region is unique with its rich aroma of fleur-de-lis and subtle notes of chocolate.

Coffee beans tree in El Salvador
Tecapa, Chinameca

Cordilleras, including Usulutan and San Miguel, are located in the country's east, with approximately 12% of sown area. This mountain range is a significant tourist attraction and is also known as La Esmeralda de America. There is the 'Lagoon of Joy,' surrounded by geysers and hot springs in the crater. Lands in this area reach an altitude of 500 to 1000 meters above sea level.

There are about 3,000 small producers in this region.

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Cacahuatique

Cordilleras, including San Miguel and Morasan, are located in the country's northeastern part, with 4% of the cultivated area. Lands in this area reach a height of 500 to 1663 meters above sea level.

Green coffee beans from this region of El Salvador have a powerful, aromatic, and light body, medium acidity, a good balance between citric and malic acids, and a long residual taste with a sweet aftertaste.

High quality green coffee beans from El Salvador
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High quality El Salvador green coffee beans for wholesale

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In the most remote region of Guatemala, this salt has been used for cooking for centuries. Black volcanic salt is rich in minerals and has a bright volcanic taste and egg flavor.

The price is $10 per kilogram.

Natural sugar is the evaporated sugar cane juice, not the centrifuges and esters used to make crystallized and refined modern sugar.

Panela is a unique and helpful alternative to sugar, which tastes like dried honey if it existed. The product can be ground or in briquettes or packed in special bags.

The price starts at $3 per kilogram (before tax).