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Peruvian Coffee Receives 3 Awards

Wednesday October 31, 2018

Peruvian Coffee Receives 3 Awards

During the fourth Annual Contest Of Locally Roasted Coffees AVPA, which was held in the French capital Paris, three Peruvian coffee brands received prices. This event ranks coffees in a variety of categories and then chooses which ones are the best in their specific classification.

The Peruvian brands that won these prestigious prices are from different regions. The Junin region is represented by the brands Incanforests’ café Levado Arabiva and Cafe de Papa’s Arabica Bourbon. Both companies went home with a medal in the category of Round Balanced coffee. (more…)

Peru Committed To Empower Women in Coffee Industry

Thursday October 18, 2018

Peru Committed To Empower Women in Coffee Industry

The National Action Plan for Coffee in Peru has made goals to ensure the sustainable future of the Coffee Industry in the old Inca country. A substantial part of the goals is the empowerment of women because there is still too much discrimination and sexism against women in the industry. These goals are composed by the United Nations Development Program (UNDP).

According to the UNDP, over 2 million people work in the production chain of coffee in Peru. (more…)

Peru coffee seduces international markets

Wednesday June 20, 2018

Peru coffee seduces international markets

Reynaldo Flores, head of Sumaq Ecological Coffee Producers Association (AP Sumaq Cafe), presented the awards his organization won for his high-quality coffee that he and his employees produce in Satipo, a province located in the center of Peru.

Amongst the prizes Sumaq obtained, there’s a bronze medal in the Aromatique Acidule category at the 3rd International Contest of Coffees Roasted in Paris.

The other award is a certificate, at Taza de Excelencia 2017, that proves that their special beans “Sumaq Coffee” (more…)

Coffee Expo to Take Place in Lima

Wednesday August 23, 2017

More than 20 varieties of coffee, many of them awarded in France, can be tasted by visitors to the Expo Café Villa Rica, which will be held from 24 to 27 August in the Plazuela de las Artes of the Municipal Theater of Lima.

To celebrate Peruvian Coffee Day, which is celebrated on the fourth Friday of August, visitors to the fair will also learn to prepare coffee with the finest grains in the world, in machines of different kinds, guided by certified baristas.

In the district of Villa Rica (Oxapampa-Pasco), 90% of families dedicate themselves to cultivating the fine grain (more…)

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