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Origin Information

Grower
Cooperativa Agroecológica Industrial Juan Santos Atahualpa (Atahualpa)
Variety
Bourbon, Catimor, Catuai, Caturra, Colombia, Geisha, and Pache
Region
Chanchamayo, Junín, Peru
Harvest
February - September
Altitude
950 – 1600 meters
Soil
Volcanic loam
Process
Fully washed and dried in the sun
Certifications
Fair Trade, Organic

Background Details

PERU FTO JUAN SANTOS ATAHUALPA FINKAFE is sourced from family-owned farms organized around Cooperativa Agroecológica Industrial Juan Santos Atahualpa (Atahualpa), a cooperative which operates in the district of Pichanaqui, within the province of Chanchamayo, in the Junin region of Perú. Atahualpa has 582 producer-members who cultivate coffee on farms that average 13 acres in size. Atahualpa provides producers with financing, training, and technical assistance to improve coffee quality. Atahualpa also strives to improve the quality of life for coffee producers and their families through internationally marketing coffee to gain improved premiums based on a reputation for quality and certification.