Регіон: SantoTomas, Cajamarca
Метод обробки: Fully washed
Метод сушіння: Fully sun-dried on covered patios
Різновид: Typica, Catuai, Pacamara
Висота вирощування: 1,700 – 2,000 MASL
Збір врожаю: June to September
Виробник: Around 20 small-scale coffee growers from Santo Tomas, Cajamarca
Ukuku is a character from the Andean mythology. The story says that the Ukuku was born from the union of a woman with a spectacled bear and the creature born was half man half bear. The Ukuku inherited the wisdom from his mother and the strength from his father. This character is in charge of protecting the community and the environment as well as purify the lands with ice brought from the snowy peaks of the region, creating hope for prolific harvests. In this region, farmers mainly grow coffee and sugar cane.
The coffee growers from this region are also known for the characteristics of Ukuku, they are strong and wise, and they are persistent and hard workers. They have been growing coffee for decades and today, they are keen to continue working towards improving the quality of their product. Their farms are surrounded by a natural reserve called San Andres, which makes this region perfect for coffee growing, blessed with a big diversity of flora and fauna and constant rainfall. From cherry to parchment, these coffee growers strive to produce great quality.