COFFEE SCORE: 84.5
Raos is a smallholder coffee cooperative located in the city of Marcala, La Paz, Honduras, nestled along the Montecillos Mountain Range. It was born as a non-profit organization, with the main objective of improving the economic, social, and cultural conditions of its members by means of selling organic coffee and other products. Since 1996, Raos has emerged as a model for economic development in the region, driven by 16 men and four women - organic coffee farmers. Legally constituted as a cooperative in 1997, they were Fair Trade certified in 1998, the same year Raos exported their first 36 bags of coffee - 69 kg each - destined for Germany, identifying as the pioneering cooperative of organic coffee production in Honduras. About
Marcala Select is a coffee that represents the rich tradition and high quality of the Marcala region in Honduras. RAOS carefully selects beans from different areas to create this exceptional coffee.