Origin Information

Grower
Asociación de Productores Palto Café Amazonas
Variety
Bourbon, Catimor, Caturra, Pache and Typica
Region
Rodríguez de Mendoza, Amazonas, Peru
Harvest
April - September
Altitude
1,400 – 1,700 meters
Soil
Clay minerals
Process
Fully washed and dried in the sun
Certifications
Fair Trade, Organic

Background Details

This coffee is sourced from family owned farms organized around the Asociación de Productores Palto Café Amazonas (Palto), which was established in 2011 to support coffee producers in the region of Amazonas, Peru. Palto provides training and financial resources aimed at improving quality and yields to increase farmer incomes. Palto is currently working to improve sustainable farm management by promoting coffee cultivation under native shade trees.  Palto is also building a centralized mill to ensure consistent drying and improved coffee processing.