Made On Guatemalan Soil
We import coffee from my coffee farms located in El Rodeo, Santa Rosa de Lima, Guatemala. Our coffee is currently only available online at delcidcoffee.com. We are the entire supply chain from soil to roast. I say, "No middle man, just a woman". I buy coffee, as a US importer, from myself in Guatemala as a Guatemalan exporter. I pay taxes in both countries, unlike regular importers who have no connection to their farmers. We are the farmers.
It is important to me because they are my beans. We planted them - my father who passed away planted those coffee plants that are still producing. My coffee is a part of me. My coffee and I were both made on Guatemalan soil.
Being Guatemalan to me means being natural and one with Earth. I am a walking billboard for Guatemala. Everyone who has ever encountered me even for a minute knows I am Guatemalan. Mostly because I have a very unique name, and I am the only one. So the first question they ask is, “Where is that from?”. It is filled with curiosity because I also have a very unique look, and it throws people off. That makes me especially proud to be Guatemalan. Although it was made up, I say my name is Guatemalan. Being Guatemalan means being Herceny.
It is very important for me as a traveler for the world to know that Guatemala is a beautiful country full of nature and that we love fútbol.