|Altitude:||1,300-1,900 metres above sea level|
|Producer:||El Desarollo Association of Coffee Growers|
|Grade:||Excelso (screen size 90% over 15)|
The Huila region is home to some of Colombia's top coffee and is in the south of the country, where the three cordilleras or mountain range merge. Huila is surrounded by Tolima, Cauca and Narino which together comprise the Southern growing region. Crops are harvested from April to June and from October to December.
El Desarrollo is located between the West Andes and Matambo hill and on the riverside of the Magdalena River Gigante is a municipality rich in forests, rivers, and streams. Although the area has been affected by climate change and improper land use, the local economy has an agricultural focus, with coffee production being a significant contributor. This association has over 220 small and medium-sized affiliates all located on the west slopes of the East Andes that inhabited 41 villages.