COOPEATENAS processes coffee from their associates’ farms in the coffee processing plant El Diamante, located in Barrio Mercedes, Atenas.  The coffee goes through a series of interconnected processes to get top quality coffee, ready to be exported and for national consumption as well.  These processes include: A: Receiving, B. Coffee pulping, C. Fermentation, D. Washing and draining, E. Pre-drying, F. Drying, G. Storing, H. Packaging and shipment.

Our coffee processing plant guarantees a sustainable production process, and it has been certified with the environmental regulation INTE-ISO 14001 since 2001.  This environmental control system identifies meaningful aspects, such as water treatment and discharge process, wood consumption, emissions control, energetic saving and special and recoverable waste handling, to avoid negative impact on the environment.