In a small temple and monastery,
we grow thousands of fruiting trees.
NICE TO HAVE YOU HERE
SHAN REN FARMS
As monks, we train rigorously in attention, precision, care, patience, and contemplation.
We carry our practice into what we do,
and into our products.
what we make
Shade-grown under massive avocado trees,
and all cared for with purely ORGANIC methods, we have developed a uniquely aromatic coffee that people
making it some of the most sought after coffee among gourmet connoisseurs.
SORTING GREEN COFFEE, OR AS THEY CALL IT HERE IN GUATEMALA: GOLD COFFEE.
The monastery is situated in one of the
HIGHEST ALTITUDE COFFEE GROWING
REGIONS IN THE WORLD
Very few seem to put emphasis on the
type of mind and heart that goes into the growing and processing of a product,
but when drinking a cup of our coffee,
you will feel the love and care put into each bean.
WE ONLY PICK THE RIGHT SHADE OF RED. PHOTO ABOVE: VARIOUS SHADES OF DEVELOPMENT OF THE COFFEE CHERRY/BERRY.
I guess it tastes like... a cross between
a mango, a prune, a papaya, an orange
and a dozen other DELICIOUS fruits — but all somehow smashed together into a single jocote.
It may be the prime reason for evolving life in the vast cosmos! It's one of the great mysteries of the universe indeed.
Their skin is smooth and bursting with flavor.
Beneath the easy crunch you will find a sweet, citrusy, juicy flesh that will melt on your tongue, and bring you delight like no other fruit has ever done.
AMAZING source of Vitamins A and C
High in POTASSIUM, IRON, & other ESSENTIAL MINERALS
High in dietary FIBER
It's a unique rare fruit of the cashew family, native to tropical America, with many MANY beneficial properties!
A must try
THE SPECTACULAR JOCOTE BLOSSOM.
SIDE EFFECTS: your hands and arms will be covered with
sticky sweet juice, and yet, you'll be delighted.
When we sell our jocote products at the farmer's market, the occasional tourist comes by with the million dollar question:
"Aaand what does this fruit taste like?"
You may want to read the fine print:
WARNING: it has been demonstrated by in depth monk-ed research, that once opened, you and your family may not be able to re-close the jar until the jam is finished. Sorry 😅
OUR JOCOTE mmDELICIOUS JAM