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LA FLORIDA, CHANCHAMAYO PERU

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NOTE: We offer the choice of ground coffee, however strongly believe our coffee is best enjoyed freshly ground before brewing. Good coffee grinders can be inexpensive and convenient. 

TASTING NOTES
ALMOND, DARK CHOCOLATE, LEMON
ORIGIN
PERU
REGION
CHANCHAMAYO 
CO-OP 
LA FLORIDA  
VARIETY
BOURBON, CATIMOR, TYPICA, CATURRA
ALTITUDE
1,220 to 1,524 METERS
PROCESS METHOD
FULLY WASHED,
PATIO DRYING 

ABOUT

In 1965, a group of 100 small-scale coffee farmers from the Chanchamayo region came together to establish the La Florida Cooperative. Today, the coop has grown to over two thousand farmers who work together to improve the quality of coffee La Florida produces. The revenue from their Fair Trade sales has brought education, infrastructure, credit, and environmental consciousness to this rural area. The coop has established The Occupational Learning Center for Sustainable Agriculture, which offers training in environmentally-friendly farming techniques, as well as providing healthcare services in rural areas, technical assistance in crop diversification to create additional income, maintenance of five roads, portable water systems, schools, a bridge, a health clinic, and they have purchased machinery and land to assist with coffee production. In 2005, La Florida won 6th place in Peru’s National Quality Competition.


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