Guatemala: $4 million in New Coffee Processing Facility

Cerinal Café has begun operating its new coffee processing plant in the town of Barberena, Santa Rosa, from where it estimates it will export 250,000 bags per year.

Tuesday, November 4, 2014

Using the high quality pergamon and oro coffee varieties processed in the new plant, the company plans to supply the markets of Japan, the USA and Europe.

René Kanne, general manager, told that "... The design is totally different, we have two warehouses, one for pergamon coffee and one for oro coffee; all of these products are high quality so that they can be sent to the projected markets. "

Chris Pardey, owning partner of the group, said that "... the new plant required an investment of $4 million and a working time of two years ..." and "..The projection is to increase the capacity to export products from the country, for which reason we believe that we will manage to globally position coffee in the market for this product."

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