Macizo coffee was born as an association in April 2003 with the objective of integrating efforts that through the growth of bean may be replaced illicit crops, that may be commercialized and improve life balance of their members that are 96 currently and who are distributed in 25 villages placed into 1400 and 2100 meters over sea that belong to Planadas Municipal at the south of the Department, municipal capital where is placed its headquarters. The association has more than 360 hectares with a productive potential of 800.000 kilos per year. The most cultivated coffee variety is Castillo, which its resistance to roya which as increased presence in the zone, there are important lots of caturra, borbon and tipica variety.
As a result of commitment and leadership of their associates and coaching of government projects, this association has its own FLO and ORGANIC Certificate, and with this may sell the best pricing an to get premiums for having such seal.
The privileged location where the crops are placed in MACIZO at the foot of the Huila snowy, the optimal high over the sea level, the floor quality, its organical layer and the hydric offer, the micro weather from the zone gran tan exceptional quality to the bean from these crops.