- REGION: San Ignacio, Cajamarca
- PRODUCER: Cooperativa Agraria de Productores Ecologicos San Ignacio (APESI)
- PROCESS METHOD: Fully Washed
- ALTITUDE: 950 - 1780
- VARIETAL: Catimor, Caturra, Paches, Bourbon, Mondo Novo, Catuai, Typica
The Cooperativa Agraria de Productores Ecológicos de San Ignacio (APESI) was established in 2012. It has 347 member producers based in the San Ignacio province of Cajamarca. The average farm size is 2.5 hectares and altitudes range from 950 to 1780m ASL. APESI’s objective is to develop and promote ecological agricultural production. APESI focus their sustainability efforts on soil conservation, food security and water management.
The women of APESI cooperative are proud to produce coffee as part of the Café Femenino Program. The program has a huge impact in the daily lives of women and creates greater gender equality in families and communities.