10 years ago, in Timana – Huila zone there was a coffee growers crisis, due to climate change and coffee Price. April 14th of 2002, 38 coffee growers from Timana constituted ASPROTIMANA with a unshakeable faith to improve their living quality for them and their families. They are small growers, who depend on their farm’s activities.
Their expertise in this labor is shown in more than 30 years of working, and today they count on a potential of more than 300 hectares of sustainable crops that maintained their production to commercialize with different continents clients. Its an association of producers that from the start have achieved to ensure high the hard worker’s spirit of coffee growers in Huila and that nowadays counts with 900 associated members in Timana, Suaza, Elias, and Tarqui.
The quality of these coffee producers has taken it to the recognition in contest participation as Rainforest Colombia in 2009, Coffee in alternate coffee in development in 2009, Excellence Cup in 2011 and 2013 and the recognition from Consumer Reports magazine as the better third coffee in Price and quality in specialized stores in the United States