Farm: Mainly smallholders / The community of the Asociación de Productores y Exportadores de Café Rodriguez de Mendoza (APROEXPORT)
Alue: Cajamarca, Junin, Cusco, San Martin
Lajikkeet: Bourbon, Typica, Caturra, Pache, Mundo Novo, Catuai, Catimor
Kasvukorkeus: 900 – 2000 m
The blue-grey and foaming Pacific in the west, the majestic Andes in the center,
and the infinite Amazon basin in the east – Peru can be admired for many reasons.
On the eastern slopes of the Andes, the town Rodriguez de Mendoza is located.
The community of the Asociación de Productores y Exportadores de Café
Rodriguez de Mendoza (APROEXPORT) stretches all the way to the southern border
of the Alto Mayo Protection Forest. The 356 cooperative members run
smallholder-sized farms between 2 and 10 ha.
Ever since its foundation in 2013, the cooperative has strived to improve the
livelihoods of its members. On a professional basis, experts are invited to consult on
organic farm management practices. The cooperative deeply believes that only
intact environmental conditions will continuously lead to higher yields and constant
high quality in the cup. The area is known for its many forests and streams, a
surrounding the farmers are aiming to maintain if not improve. By being Organic
and Fairtrade certified, APROEXPORT hopes to reflect these efforts at higher prices
also. Due to the Fairtrade certification, a share of the Fairtrade premium is invested
in community activities and infrastructure. This not only supports the coffee farmers
but helps to establish strong and independent structures in the rather remote
We have been sourcing this coffee for a couple of years now and are truly happy
with the consistency provided in this very smooth and nutty coffee.
Organic certified, FairTrade certified.
Tuotearvioita ei vielä ole.