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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 and 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 assists all the women in the process of the production of new designs. She has a special little notebook with all the secret recipes of our designs.

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Sara

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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Mette - Head of E-Commerce and Wholesale.

And eeeeverything else - welcome to a small business haha, no ‘one title’ here. Mette is our brilliant mind. She is on top of sustainability research in fashion and works tirelessly to make the fashion industry a better place to be.

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Ìsabel

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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Rebe

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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Chonita

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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Ester

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

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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Lety

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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Yenni

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