Equal Exchange blended high quality organic arabica beans from Peru and Mexico and roasted it dark for a deep bodied and velvety smooth flavour. 70% of the coffee in this bag is grown by the women farmers of UNICAFEC in mountainous northern Peru, with the rest sourced from CEPCO in Mexico..
Co-operative farmers use natural composting, mechanical weed control and existing forest shade trees to create a sustainable farming system without artificial fertilisers or pesticides.
Equal Exchange organic coffee exceeds current Fairtrade consumer standards. Their trade development partners empower farmers and their communities through long-term relationships. The farmers value training and market information, improved quality control, guaranteed prices and advance payments.