Peru Single Origin Coffee
Sweet and Savory with chocolate, lemon, and cocoa flavors.
This coffee from the highlands of Peru, is well-balanced with a medium body. The mild acidity and hints of chocolate provide an easy finish. This cup compares nicely with a typical American medium roast.
Profile: Medium Roast
Region: Jaen, Cajamarca
Varietal: Caturra, Typica, Catimor, Mundo Novo, and Pache
Altitude: 1650-1800 meters
Farm: 400 smallholder farmer members of Lima Coffees
Peru has often lacked the infrastructure support critical for coffee farmers, and organizations like Lima Coffees are working to fill this gap. Despite the challenges, many certified-organic, Fair Trade, and Rainforest Alliance coffees are available. Lush highlands and quality heirloom varieties are examples of the coffee potential that exist in this country.
Rony Lavan, president of Lima Coffees, has dedicated his career to developing excellent coffees from smallholders in Peru. A former national competition cupping winner, Rony and his team are passionate about the quality of their coffee. Constantly searching for the next small farm to produce an award winning microlot, Lima Coffees is committed to continually improving the quality of Peruvian coffee.