Cooperative: Cooperativa Agricola Cafetalera ‘San Juan’
Owner: Wilfredo Huayhua
Elevation: 1,400 – 1,800 meters
Varieties: Caturra, Catuai
Harvest: June – September
The cooperative consists of 40 farms with a total of 200 hectares of coffee harvested. San Juan was founded in December 1974 with the goal of improving agricultural production of coffee and the social welfare of farmers. In 1991 they began to commercialize the coffee and expanded the cooperative to have 40 partners across 5 communities with 200 allied producers across the region. The varietals are a mixture of Criollo, Caturra and Catuai Rojo all grown between 1400 and 1800 meters. The harvest period is between June and September and the coffee is processed between the months of July and December when it is wet milled and sun dried.