Peru ranks 2nd worldwide as a producer and exporter of organic coffee.
The diversity of combinations of climates, soils, rainfall and sunlight constitutes a favorable scenario for the cultivation of coffee. The coffees of Peru are Coffea arabica with different profiles of flavor, aroma and acidity. The varieties grown are: Typica (70%), Caturra (20%) and others (10%), 90% of Peruvian coffee grows under shade, mainly of legumes, at an average density of 2,000 plants per hectare.
In accordance with current trends, some groups of Peruvian farmers have specialized and work in organic and other specialty coffees, recognized for their profile and peculiar characteristics such as cup quality, acidity and balanced taste that fits very well to microclimates, the temperature and the strict height (1400 – 1800 msnm).
Coffee comes in the presentation of grains in bags of different sizes.