There at three main areas in Peru for coffee growth and production which include, but are not limited to, the eastern slopes of the Andes and the southern highlands.
These beans are also hand-picked which results in a higher quality product, compared to mechanized picking.
Cajamarca is a state in the north of the country and covers the northern end of the Peruvian Andes. The region benefits from an equatorial climate and soils suitable for coffee.
CENFROCAFE spans the lush provinces of Jaen and San Ignacio in northern Peru. The cooperative was founded in 1999 with 220 small-scale coffee farmers in eleven community-based associations.
Nearly ten years after their founding, CENFROCAFE was serving serves approximately 2,000 farmers in over 80 organizations located in twelve districts within the region of Cajamarca.
From technical assistance and quality control workshops for their farmers to economic and leadership training for the young people in their rural communities, CENFROCAFE works not only to support the commercial endeavors of its members but also to facilitate the development of the community. They provide loans that help farmers cover the costs of the harvest and materials in the coffee production as well as the costs of sending their children to school.
Cupping notes*: Spicy, floral, sweet, full creamy body, well-balanced complex
*Please note that cupping notes are subjective and vary according to how the coffee was roasted, taster's opinion, etc.