Peru FT & Organic Certified – FAICAL

Peru Fairtrade Organic

Region: San Ignacio, Cajamarca regions 
Cooperative: FAICAL
Established:
Members:
Altitude: 1800 meters above sea level
Varietal: Arabica – Nacional, Mondonobo, Caturra Rojo, Amarilo
Process: Fully washed & dried in patios
Certifications: Organic, Fairtrade
Aroma: Nutty, caramalization, dark stonefruit
Acidity: Tart acidity
Body: Round body
Cupping notes:  Flavours of Chocolate, brown sugar, nectarine
Internal cup score: 81.5 points

The cooperative has a production department that works hand in hand with the producers, providing them with the necessary tools and technical support for the successful management of their farms. The staff of this department goes to the farms and teaches the farmers how to manage and deal with issues such us soil care, selection of seeds, fertilization needs, control of plagues, harvest control, selective harvest and the anaerobic fermentation and drying processes. This work is aimed at enhancing the features of the coffee cup and at raising the yield of the coffee beans. All the tasks and techniques that our farmers are taught and do play an important role in the final features of the coffees.

Our vision is to be a highly regarded and innovative organization in the trade of high-quality coffees through our straight relationships with our local and international commercial partners, through the use of cutting-edge technology and through our professional and highly skillful staff. We seek to position our high-quality coffees in the most demanding markets, having
an excellent reputation between our local (farmers) and foreign (importers) commercial partners, according to our facts, efforts and continuous enhancement of our processes.

 

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