Costa Rica Ateneo SHB
Location - Atenas, Alajuela, Costa Rica
Altitude - 1,200 meters
Varieties - Catuai, Caturra
Process - Washed Drying Mechanically dried
Harvest - December - February
Export - February - May
Coope Atenas was founded on August 7, 1868 and it is located about 14 miles from the Juan Santamaria airport, in the province of Alajuela. Today, the coop includes various activities involving: production, trade, processing, harvesting, marketing coffee as well as agricultural, livestock and forest sustainability efforts. It’s members have demonstrated their commitment to environmental sustainability by preventing pollution and maintaining a proper usage of natural resources, which has considerably minimized their impact on the environment. The coop has about fifty square miles dedicated to planting coffee. Their ideal location and climate has allowed them to achieve a perfect balance of aroma, acidity and body.