Bolivia – FTO La Paz – La Cooperativa Corpus Cristhy Illampu R.L – Red Catuai & Typica – FLO ID 3645


Washed
B21798

Bolivia – FTO La Paz – La Cooperativa Corpus Cristhy Illampu R.L – Red Catuai & Typica – FLO ID 3645 B21798


Specs:

Source:

Bolivia

Region:

La Paz

Farm:

La Cooperativa Corpus Cristhy Illampu R.L

Variety:

Typica, Red Catuai

Altitude:

1250-1700 MASL

Processing:

Washed

Notes:

"Molasses, cocoa, and citrus zest flavors with tart acidity and mild sugary sweetness."

Score:

82 points

Price/Bag:

$5.14 per lb

$226.00 per bag

15 in stock

Quantity:


Background:

FTO Bolivia

Fair Trade and Organic Coffee is central to the ethos that many coffee producers have in Bolivia, which is a deep care for the land and it's resources. Individual producers came together to form this certified coop and are guaranteed to receive a minimum price floor and price premiums for organic.

La Cooperativa Corpus Cristhy Illampu R.L

La Cooperativa Corpus Cristhy Illampu R.L is a coop from the Caranavi province of La Paz that was founded in 2001. Currently, they have around 40 contributing farms consisting of around 120 hectares of coffee plants. It is located in a mountainous area with an average temperature of 17-22 °C and a precipitation average of 1000 – 2000 ml per year. The Cooperative has a business growth policy, made up of fundamental pillars to increase the quantity and quality of production.

They aim to:

  • Improve and expand coffee production plots with ecological and organic cultivation.
  • Implement benefit money according to the needs of the Cooperative.
  • Promote the finished product to the national market.

The Cooperative has managed to increase new coffee production plots with technical assistance resulting in a gradual product increase. The current president of the coop is Severino Zanga Vizacarra.