Cafe Selecto's expertise in maintaining a tradition of excellence in Haitian coffee growing and roasting has, for over a century been the foundation of the company. Cafe Selecto pioneers the exploration for exceptional flavors and subtle aromas that come from the Haitian mountains’ rich lands.
At Geo Wiener S.A., (Cafe Selecto) the history of Haitian coffee is originally a family story that began in the 1900s, when George Wiener and his partner and cousin Ben Blanchet started exporting Haitian coffee, through “Blanchet et Wiener” in addition to Haitian cocoa, an activity they were already involved in, in Dame Marie, southern Haiti.
Cafe Selecto direct trade Haitian coffees can now be found at the following locations in the San Luis Valley and New Mexico, The San Luis Valley is the largest and highest alpine valley in the world, Elevation in the valley ranges from 7,400 to 8,000 feet above sea level.
Haitian coffee in the upper rio grande region:
- Valley Food Co-op, Alamosa, Colorado
- Milagros Coffeehouse, Alamosa, Colorado
- Red Rock General Store, Blanca, Colorado
- The Fort Market, Fort Garland, Colorado
- Kentucky Belle Market, Creede, Colorado
- Feelin Good Coffee House & Cafe, South Fork, Colorado
- Cid's Food Market, Taos, New Mexico