This type is the standard quality for SHB Guatemalan coffees. It can be grown in the country’s northern and central highlands at an attitude of above 1350 metres. This is the ideal height for gourmet coffee. Which allows the country to rank 2nd in the world in the amount of high grade coffee it produces, and it has the highest percentage of its crop classified as high quality. SHB coffees exhibit unique qualities like citrus acidity and its complex combination of fruit and smooth chocolate notes. This coffee type represents the classic, clean, Central American cup.
- SHB (Strictly Hard Bean) specifies that the coffee was grown at an altitude above 1350 meters.