February 19, 2016

Guatemalan Coffee: Growing, Harvesting & Processing in 2 Videos


Coffee aficionados! Planning a trip to Guatemala anytime soon? Watch these two videos to gain an insight into how speciality coffee is grown, harvested and processed.

SEE ALSO: Roaster Guide: 8 Different Coffee Regions of Guatemala

How are coffee seeds planted? What are coffee soldiers? And why do producers graft new root systems? This video follows the entire process, from planting to shipping, to answer all of your questions.

Credit: fratellocoffee.com

Learn more about the wet processing method predominantly used in Guatemala in this video.

SEE ALSO: What is Cupping? A Guatemalan Q-Grader’s Guide

Credit: sweetmarias.com

SEE ALSO: Catering To Coffee Customers In Rural Guatemala

Feature Photo Credit: @timjcoffee

Please note: Perfect Daily Grind does not own the rights to these videos and cannot be held accountable for their content.