Peru G1 FTO - José Luis Barboza *TOP LOT*

Cherry, strawberry, chocolate, heavy body
Lot # P605306-2
Peru
Warehouse
Qty Available
ETA
Bag Weight
The Annex
0 bags
Spot
69 KG BAG

This standout Fairtrade & Organic microlot comes from farmer José Luis Barboza and his farm El Cedro in the Amazonas region of northern Peru. 

 

THE PRODUCER

 

José Luis Barboza is a member and the quality manager of Asociacion de Productores Cafetaleros Juan Marco El Palto (JUMARP), also known as "El Palto." The cooperative is located in the Amazonian Andes in northern Peru. Founded in 2003 by 35 small farmers, the association now consists of 189 active members with a total area of 549 hectares in production. All members produce organic and Fair Trade Certified coffee. Women represent 40 of the organizations families, including continual representation on their Board of Directors. The Association's mission is to meet the demand of our buyers in specialty coffee allowing an increase in income for the members and their families.

José's father was a founding member of the co-op in 2003 and he has been around the co-op and its membership ever since. After working for 6 years as a cupper in the quality department he is now the manager and as such, is the go-to member for quality control. His farm Finca El Cedro occupies 2.5ha of land at an altitude of 1,676masl and produces the varieties of Bourbon, Geisha, Pacamara & Pache.

 

THE PROCESS

 

This lot was produced with a traditional washed process. Cherries are selectively harvested, floated to separate any low-density cherries, pulped and then wet-fermented for an average of 30 hours. After washing in clean water the coffee is dried on raised beds for around 25 days, or until the optimum moisture content has been reached.

 

THE REGION

 

COOP JUMARP is based in the western Cordillera mountain range of the peruvian Andes. The Amazon region of the Andes is know as the "Selva Alta" (High forest). The Selva Alta is a unique dense and humid rainforest ecosystem located at high altitude, ideal for growing high quality specialty coffees. The coffee is grown under the canopy of the native Amazon rainforest.

More Information
Total Bags In Lot 40
Harvest Season 2018/19
Status Spot
Subregion Utcubamba, Amazonas
Farm Name El Cedro
Processing Washed
Processing Description 30 hr wet fermentation, raised bed drying for 25 days avg
Bag Type Grain Pro / Ecotact
Certifications Fair Trade, Fair Trade Organic, Organic
Plant Species Arabica
Coffee Grade PER CA WA SHB MCM G1
Warehouse The Annex
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