This species is considered the best and is the most cultivated in Peru and in the world. It is mainly exported in green or roasted beans, and stands out for its flavor, body, and aroma.
Currently, Peru has more than 660,000 hectares of coffee in which more than 236,000 producers work, which means that close to a million families live from their cultivation. Its production occurs in 11 regions, but it is concentrated in San Martín, Junín, Cajamarca, Amazonas and Cusco.
It is important to mention that Peru is currently the world’s leading exporter and producer of organic coffee along with Ethiopia. 95% is cultivated by small farmers and the Andean country has 48.1% of the certified area in Latin America.
Peru is also known for its highly valued specialty coffees in the international market for its fragrance, flavor, aroma, body, among other aspects.
Coffee exports in 2022 were USD 1,236 million, showing an increase of 37.8% in relation to the previous year. The main destination markets were the United States, Germany, Belgium, Colombia and Sweden.
This species is considered the best and is the most cultivated in Peru and in the world.
PROMPERÚ has been promoting Peruvian coffee on different commercial platforms around the world under the Cafés del Perú brand, which seeks to distinguish this product for its diversity, specialty and origin.
Thus, this year, producers and businessmen from the sector participated in the Specialty Coffee Expo in the United States, the World of Coffee in Europe and will be present at the next World Specialty Coffee Conference & Exhibition in Japan, specialized fairs, with excellent business projections. .
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Likewise, the Peruvian product has been presented at other international events dedicated to food and beverages and has been recognized in prestigious world competitions.
On the other hand, the entity has been working with other state, private and international cooperation organizations such as the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) and the Swiss Import Promotion Program (SIPPO) and the Secretary of State for Economic Affairs (SECO) in the National Plan for Peruvian Coffee 2018-2030 in order to improve the levels of competitiveness and social and environmental sustainability of the value chain of this product.
With this, it is expected to improve the positioning and marketing of Peruvian coffee in the national and international markets.