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Name:
Beltran Apaza Enríquez
If Other:
Business Name:

Central Agricultural Cooperative of the Valleys of Sandia (CECOVASA)

Location:

Peru

Address:

San Pedro de Putina Punco

City:

Sandía Valley

State/Province

Puno

Zip Code:
Country:

Peru

Region:
South America
In Business Since:

2014

Phone:
Website:
Do you have experience exporting directly?

No

Describe yourself in 140 characters or less:

Thousands of Quechua and Aymara families producing sustainable coffee in the high plateaus of Peru.

Bio:

The Coffee Growers Cooperatives of the Sandía Valley Central, CECOVASA, or "La Central" was founded in 1970 by five cooperatives that merged to export directly, get better prices and share costs; it now has 8 cooperatives that bring together 4581 producers. La Central exports more than 75% of the coffee production of the Tambopata and Inambari valleys on the eastern slopes of the Andes in southern Peru. The production of both valleys represents 2% of the national total. Located on the slopes of the Eastern Andes it works with Aymara and Quechua smallholder producers throughout Puno who have lived for generations in the highlands of the Sandia Valley where the fertile soils are ideal for growing coffee.

Number of employees:

1-10

Size of business (annual sales in US$)

<US$50,000

What is your primary language?

English

Products of interest
Sector (check all that apply)

Food and beverage

Type

Manufacturer, marketer

Type (select all that apply)

Grower or harvester

Export to

United States

Sector ( check all that apply )

Food and beverage

Type ( check all that apply )

Standards or Certification Body

Markets (Select all that apply)

Afghanistan

Type ( check all that apply )
Business - First/Last Name

Beltran Apaza Enríquez

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Do you export directly?
About Us
The Coffee Growers Cooperatives of the Sandía Valley Central, CECOVASA, or "La Central" was founded in 1970 by five cooperatives that merged to export directly, get better prices and share costs; it now has 8 cooperatives that bring together 4581 producers. La Central exports more than 75% of the coffee production of the Tambopata and Inambari valleys on the eastern slopes of the Andes in southern Peru. The production of both valleys represents 2% of the national total. Located on the slopes of the Eastern Andes it works with Aymara and Quechua smallholder producers throughout Puno who have lived for generations in the highlands of the Sandia Valley where the fertile soils are ideal for growing coffee.