Antonio Gilberto Paz de los Santos, apiculture technical support officer from the coop and Frutalico Antonio Piedrasanta, a coop member. Both wear light protective veils and no gloves as they have eliminated the highly defensive africanised bee from the area with careful queen management. Cooperativa de producción integral apicultores del sur occidental RL, COPIASURO, is a Fairtrade-certified honey producer based in El Sitio, Catarina, San Marcos, Guatemala. COPIASURO collects and markets honey from apiaries from small-scale beekeepers in the San Marcos, Quetzaltenango, Huehuetenango and Alta Verapaz regions, that covers highlands and lowlands.
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