Over 30 coffee growers from several communities in San Ignacio, Cajamarca

Along the highlands of San Ignacio, Cajamarca in northern Peru, there is a big, beautiful, and protected humid montane cloud forest called Bosques el Chaupe, Cunía y Chinchiquilla that nurtures the region and benefits the members of the community with rainfall, ideal microclimates, and amazing biodiversity, flora and fauna. The region is known for having constant rainfall during the year, which helps them keep an ideal climatic balance and produce amazing coffee. This forest extends to various communities inside the province of San Ignacio such as Chirinos, La Coipa, Namballe, San Ignacio, and Tabaconas. The water streams that form within this forest, supply water to all the communities around the province of San Ignacio.

The main economic activity in this region is coffee production and other fruits as well as cattle raising. The coffee that contributes to the Chinchiquilla coffee is produced organically. Coffee growers in this region are very aware and committed on the importance of protecting the environment and taking care of their forests.

This coffee has notes of chocolate, panela, caramelized pepper and very consistent.

Farm Varieties



San Ignacio




1.500 – 1,950 MASL

Technical info

May – October

Processing Method

Fully washed and fermented on each farm for an average of 35 hours


Pajurillo, Guabas, and native trees

Drying Method

Dried on raised beds under shade for 10-15 days