Profile: Candied Orange, Panettonne, Dairy Milk Fruit & Nut, Honey
Producer: 8 Communities Represented By Union San Pedro
Variety: Pluma Hidalgo & Mundo Novo
Region: San Pedro El Alto, Sierra Sur, Oaxaca
Importer: Raw Material
Founded in the early 2000s, Union San Pedro is an association situated in the town of San Pedro El Alto in Oaxaca's Sierra Sur mountain range. The Union comprises of eight smaller sub-associations, which each represent a community located around the town. Around 180 coffee producing families are part of the union; this lot is compromised of crop from seven producers representing three different sub associations, namely Los Naranjos, Tierra Blanca and Malvavisco. The union provides training in farming techniques and varieties, having also started a coffee nursery to supply its members with high quality seedlings.
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