PROCESSING: Nearly all Peruvian coffees are fully washed.
HARVEST PERIOD: July – November
ARRIVAL PERIOD: December – February
ANNUAL COFFEE PRODUCTION: 3 – 4 million bags
The southern regions of the country such as Cusco represent 17 percent of total production. Cusco is one of the oldest and largest producing areas of Peru. Cusco is also home to the famous Incan ruins of Machu Picchu. Cusco coffee offers fruity acidity and it is among the most consistently balanced Peruvian coffees.
Chanchamayo Valley produces 40% of Peru’s total coffee crop. Smallholder farms produce nearly all of the coffee, which is shade grown at high altitudes.