Peru - El Palto - Washed

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Roast Profile: Medium

We have roasted this coffee with love to bring out all the juicy, smooth and clean elegance from this incredible single origin. 

Peru - El Palto

We get notes of: Peach, Caramel & Lime

Variety | Catimor, Caturra, Typica

Process | Fully Washed

Altitude | 1300 - 1800 MASL

Producer: JUMARP El Palto

JUMARP (Asociación de Productores Cafetaleros Juan Marco El Palto) is doing extraordinary work revolutionizing coffee production in rural Peru. We are particularly proud to support one of their innovative projects, the Mujeres program. The El Palto Mujeres program supports gender equity in the community. This certified Organic lot was produced by several Mujeres program members, all of whom are — fittingly – women.

The Asociación de Productores Cafetaleros Juan Marco "El Palto" - in short, JUMARP was founded in 2003 by José Carranza Barboza and 35 other smallholder farmers. The association was born out of a desire to develop a new, producer-focused model for growing and exporting coffee.

The cooperative noticed that women were typically only involved in the cooperative peripherally and even more rarely involved in decision making. To address this, JUMARP created the Mujeres program - named for the Spanish word for women. The program works to improve social and economic standing for women members.

To increase women's participation, they began by identifying barriers to women's active participation and then started implementing steps to help women get more involved. The Mujeres program helps women develop their skills in decision making, leadership, entrepreneurial management and teamwork. They also focus on bolstering self-esteem so women have the confidence to share their new skills in public settings and around men. Participants also receive sensory training and learn to roast to help them sell their roasted coffee at a local market and to gain a better understanding of quality.


*Our coffee is freshly roasted each Monday and orders are dispatched on Wednesday and Friday with Royal Mail 24. Please allow 1-2 business days for your order to arrive.

For espresso;

Dose: 18 grams

Brew time: 25-30 sec

Brew weight: 30-36 grams

This should be used a recommended start, not an absolute.

See how you get on and change your recipe to what suits you best and let us know what you find!