Guatemala, El Sendero - Single Origin Espresso

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Deeply rooted in the Huehuetenango region of Guatemala, the Vides family, led by Renardo Ovalle, have produced this seriously outstanding coffee that we’re excited to showcase.

The El Sendero coffee offers a creamy, sweet, and well-rounded profile with notes of stewed fruits, honey, caramel, and a hint of orange in the finish. 


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Single Origin Coffee Description

When it comes to sourcing coffee, we focus on two core values: quality and sustainability. The Vides family stands as an exceptional embodiment of these principles. Based in Guatemala's renowned Huehuetenango region, the Vides family has adopted a comprehensive sustainability approach characterised by three vital pillars: social, agricultural, and environmental responsibility.

The Vides family's roots in Guatemala's Huehuetenango region are deeply intertwined with our pursuit of high-quality and sustainable coffee. Under the guidance of the innovative Renardo Ovalle, the family continues to champion quality and sustainability, ensuring that their coffee reflects the very essence of the region's beauty and richness.

The El Sendero boasts a creamy, sweet and well-rounded flavour profile that’s reminiscent of stewed fruits, honey, and caramel with a hint of orange in the finish. It’s a delightful coffee that’s perfect for those seeking a complex yet indulgent experience.

Coffee Breakdown

Washed - Bourbon and caturra varietals grown at an altitude of 1700-1900 masl in La Libertad in the west of Guatemala.

In The Cup


Espresso Recipe

  • DOSE - 21g
  • YIELD - 38g
  • TIME - 34s
  • TEMP - 94°C
  • RATIO - 1:1.8

This recipe is for espresso and developed on a commercial coffee machine. Use as a guide to achieve your desired flavour preference. If you are unable to reproduce the exact result on your home machine, don’t panic, an alternative is to simply adjust your recipe using the ratio so it works best for your set up.

A small to big bag of happiness guide – to help your coffee loving ways.


1 – 2 cups daily
250g per week

2 – 4 cups daily
500g per week

6 – 8 cups daily
1kg per week

Note – These guidelines use an estimate of 16–21 grams of coffee to allow for difference in dose size.

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