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Origin Information

Grower
Cooperativa Agraria de Servicios Múltiples Selva Andina
Variety
Catimor, Caturra, and Pache
Region
Miraflores, Jaén, Cajamarca, Peru
Harvest
July - November
Altitude
1800 meters
Soil
Sandy loam
Process
Fully washed and dried in the sun
Certifications
Fair Trade, Organic

Background Details

PERU FTO SELVA ANDINA ECOTACT is sourced from family-owned farms organized around Cooperativa Agraria de Servicios Múltiples Selva Andina (Selva Andina), which operates in communities within Jaen in the department of Cajamarca, Peru. This lot comes from 250 producers who live in the Community of Miraflores. Selva Andina was founded in 2002 and it is curently providing technical support to producers to improve their agroecology practices. Selva Andina currently has 412 members. On average, producers cultivate coffee on 4 acres of land using their own micro-mills to depulp and dry coffee. In addition to coffee production, members of Selva Andina harvest and sell cacao.