|Coop Name: Asociación Central Piurana de Cafetaleros - CEPICAFE||N° of Employees: 120|
|City: Castilla||N° of Members: 7350|
|Country: Peru||Year of formation: 1995|
CEPICAFE is a cooperative of small coffee producers that contributes to improving the quality of life of its members, the socio-economic development of the local area, and participates in special markets with high quality products. CEPICAFE also aims to safeguard the environment and promote gender equality. Founded in March 1995, it currently provides training, technical assistance, marketing, and small loans to its members. Is has organic and fair trade certifications, among others.
CEPICAFE is a Peruvian cooperative of coffee farmers making specialty coffees at 900 to 1600 meters above sea level. They work cooperatively to produce coffee of highest quality. Watch the video to see how they do it and meet some members.