Información del café

INDUSTRY BRAND

There is nothing better than a cup of coffee to unite us, bring us closer together and strengthen bonds. Coffee is much more than just a bean; it is a way of life, and this is well known in Peru. One of the most biodiverse countries on the planet, it is also one of the best and most highly renowned producers in the world.

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VARIETIES OF ARABICA COFFEE

Peru produces varieties of Arabica coffees with different taste, aroma and acidity profiles. The main one is the Typica sub-variety

VARIETIES OF ARABICA COFFEE

COFFEE IN FIGURES

  • Coffee is the third Peruvian agro-export product. In 2018 it generated US$ 680 million. Source: BI - PROMPERÚ
  • Worldwide, coffee production is concentrated in nine countries, Peru being one of them. Source: Information collected from the ICO - 2018/2017 harvest
  • We are considered the 3rd largest organic coffee producer in the world after Mexico and Ethiopia. Source: The world of organic agriculture 2019.

COFFEE IN FIGURES

SPECIALTY COFFEES

The Peruvian Andes are an excellent setting to cultivate high altitude coffee: Peruvian coffee grows at altitudes of between 1,970 and 5,905 feet above sea level, although 75% of the coffee plantations are located higher than 3,280 feet above sea level. As for specialty coffees, they are usually grown at altitudes higher than 4,265 feet above sea level. Moreover, the numerous microclimates that can be found in Peru make it one of the most biodiverse countries in the world.

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