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CONNECTING WORLDS:
MEET THE PEOPLE BEHIND PURA UTZ

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We are like a small family and do our best to combine being a hardworking team and enjoy quality time together.


Pura Utz is the result of strong friendship, shared dreams and desire to make a difference through a wholesome business.

NOT JUST A SMILING FACE — REAL PRODUCTS, REAL PEOPLE, REAL DREAMS. NOT JUST A SMILING FACE — REAL PRODUCTS, REAL PEOPLE, REAL DREAMS.
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Bernabela - Director & Co-Founder

Bernabela is the Co-Founder and Head of Operations in Guatemala

Meet Bernabela here*

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Elisa - Head of Production and Administration

Elisa is the brilliant and highly structured coordinator of everything in Pura Utz.

Meet Elisa here*

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Anna - Director & Co - Founder

Anna Waller Andres is the Co-Founder and Creative Director.

Meet Anna in this personal essay*

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Julia - Head of Sampling and Skills Training

Julía is our patient sunshine. She assists all the women in the process of the production of new designs. She is the keeper of our special little notebook with all the secret recipes of our designs.

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Sara - Artist

Is the master of bag straps. She works on them everywhere because she studies teaching and school administration on the side. Sara also organised a micro-loan group with her friends in her village to help each other pursue dreams that require financial support. She is brilliant.

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Chonita - Artist and Responsible for our School Project

Oh, where to start with Chonita... She got the large Christmas bonus this year and is just performing amazingly in every product she makes - she never loses an eye for the details and can create anything and everything - always with a smile on her lips.

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Mette - Content Creator and super researcher.

She is on top of sustainability research in fashion and works tirelessly to make the fashion industry a better place to be. She writes our 'In the hot DM pieces'

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Ìsabel - Artist

Works on everything from our fruity charms to making our jewelry, bags and flowers perfect. Isabel has been with us for three years now.

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Lety - Artist

Lety is our newest team member - what a joy to have her on board!!! She works with everything in production, from weaving to making charms.

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Rebe - Artist

Is such a hard worker. She is the master of our new flowers alongside her sister Chonita. She joined our team a few years ago and is such a confident designer wjho turns lots of design ideas into samples. Rebekha can masters all our designs.

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Ester - Artist

Is a young multi-talent who does it all. She works with high speed and is doing everything super fast - aaand she is Bernabela’s niece. When she is not working she goes to school.

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Rosa - Artist

Mad talent in weaving pieces for our bags. She does everything from producing to sampling. Bonus info: Rosa is Bernabela’s daughter-in-law.

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Yenni - Artist

Is amaaazing in weaving. She can weave an entire piece for a flower bag in one day, almost remembers the pattern without the technical drawing. Insanely impressing. She is the sister of Julía and Sara <3

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Brayan - Artist

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Chico - Artist

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Elena - Artist