Peru – Tunki Organic – Coffee Den favourite

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Balanced acidity,chocolate, dark molasses and roasted nuts with hints of brown spice.

 

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Description

Peruvian, Tunki

The name Tunki, comes from the locally found wild bird. It is farmed and produced in the Tambpato Valley of the Peruvian Andes.

Additional information

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Region

Tambopata Valley

Processing

Washed natural pulped & patio dried

Producer

Aymara & Quechua indigenous peoples

Certification

Fair Trade, Direct Trade, Organic

Altitude

1700 masl

Varietal

Mainly Bourbon & Caturra, some Catimor

Roaster Notes

We love Tunki – a delish chocolaty Peruvian coffee.

Origin Notes

Peru's award winning coffee is named after the locally found bird and comes from the Peruvian Andes. Situated in the Tambopta Valley, South East of Peru on the border of Bolvia. The farmers belong to the Aymara and Quechua indigenous peoples and are all co-operative members.

On average each family manages a smallholding of around 2 hectares, and are rewarded for producing a high standard of coffee. They are paid well above the world trade price and the seasonally agreed price, to give the producers a guaranteed annual income, regardless of world price fluctuations. A percentage of the sales support sustainable development programs such as installing solar power – a short film of the installation is available to view on You Tube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6a-C60nmZdo .