Israel Vasquez - Raw Green Coffee - Peru
Israel Vasquez - Raw Green Coffee - Peru

Israel Vasquez - Raw Green Coffee - Peru

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Blue, Green Coffee, Peru

Toffee | Apple | Raspberry

  • Region: Jaen, Peru
  • Sub-Region: Santa Rosa
  • County: El Diamante
  • Town: Shumbana
  • Washed, dry-fermented, then dried on a covered patio

Israel Vasquez is 36 years old and a second-generation coffee grower. His farm, El Catache, has been in the family since 2007.


The farm is situated close to the village Shumbana, in Santa Rosa district in the north of Peru. The family currently has 1 hectare planted with coffee, about average for the region. Though small, their farm is very well managed. The family grows about 4000 trees per hectare, 80% Caturra and 20% Catuai. The average production per tree is 2 kg of cherry. Israel manages to produce about 1200 kg of parchment. Their harvesting period runs from May to October, peaking around August/September, and up to eight pickers help the family during the harvest. The farm is organic, and Israel uses organic compost. He also grows other crops such as plantain, yuca, beans and corn.

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GREEN, UNROASTED COFFEE. YOU WILL NEED TO ROAST THIS COFFEE YOURSELF.
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