“La Bella Airosa” is the name of the farm, which used to be part of the immense Finca La Colina; the coffee pioneer in the Acatenango Valley.
At the young age of 25, Aimee Pérez acquired it and named it to what is now known as “La Bella Airosa”. Since then Bella Airosa has won several national and international awards.
Aimee who himself is the third generation of coffee farmer descending from Huehuetenengo, grew up on his family’s coffee farms. He now manages every process at the farm, from the coffee nursery, the planting of new varietals, the harvest, the wet milling and the sun drying on patios, finally the selection by hand of the parchment and the packaging at the farm.
Varietals: Pache, Typica, Geisha, Pacamara, Maragogype, Bourbon.
Mill Process: Washed,Honey,Natural
Farm Size: 300 Hectares.
Total Production: 1,500 (69 kg) bags of green coffee.
Rainfall: 1,500 to 1800mm (60-70 inches) per year.
Water supply: tree springs and a river call “Rio El Carmen”.
Shade Trees: Gravilea and Guachipilín.
Town/ City: Aldea Los Planes. Acatenango, Chimaltenango.
|Farm Name||La Bella Airosa|
|Farmer/Rep.||Aimee Lucia Perez Rios|
|Farm Size||300 ha|