In the mountainous terrain of Chiapas in southeastern Mexico is an amalgamated co-op, largely made up of indigenous people, that’s become a world leader in the production of Fairtrade organic coffee. Many factors have led to their success: notably an unlimited reserve of pride and hard work. Long before we pour their coffee into our cups here in Canada, these farmers – historically from some of the more impoverished communities in the state – have poured everything into their craft.
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From the northern reaches of Nicaragua in the mountainous region of San Juan del Rio Coco, Madriz, comes a coffee with a majestic taste and an equally royal handle. It’s called Reyna del Cafe, or “Queen of Coffee” in English.