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Name:
Coomaru Coomaru
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Business Name:

Cooperativa Mista Agroextrativista do Rio Unini -Coomaru

Location:

-2.333262910374917, -60.93017578125

Address:

Comunidade do Pataua, S/N – Ri0 Unini Magem Esquerda do Rio Unini

City:

Barcelos

State/Province

Amazonas

Zip Code:
Country:

Brazil

Region:
South America
In Business Since:

2014

Phone:

(92) 3642-4559

Website:
Do you have experience exporting directly?

No

Describe yourself in 140 characters or less:

Coomaru is a cooperative that commercializes Brazil nut, collected and processed by families of the Rio Unini Extractivist Reserve

Bio:

Cooperativa Mista Agroextrativista di Rio Unini (Coomaru) was founded in 2010 to operate a Brazil nut processing plant and help communities from the Reserva Extrativista (RESEX) do Rio Unini to have a source of income. In 2014 the processing plant generated $100,000 from a harvest of 15 tons of Brazil nut, to the benefit of 188 families on the reserve. The environmental organization Fundaçao Vitoria Amazônica (FVA) and the Brazilian government's Instituto Chico Mendes de Conservación de la biodiversidad (ICMBio) supported the organization of the Brazil nut's production chain, the construction of the plant, and technical training for the local population in the RESEX do Rio Unini.

Number of employees:

1-10

Size of business (annual sales in US$)

<US$50,000

What is your primary language?

Portuguese

Products of interest
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Grower or harvester, Wholesaler, distributor or broker, Manufacturer, processor

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none

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Business - First/Last Name

Coomaru Coomaru

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About Us
Cooperativa Mista Agroextrativista di Rio Unini (Coomaru) was founded in 2010 to operate a Brazil nut processing plant and help communities from the Reserva Extrativista (RESEX) do Rio Unini to have a source of income. In 2014 the processing plant generated $100,000 from a harvest of 15 tons of Brazil nut, to the benefit of 188 families on the reserve. The environmental organization Fundaçao Vitoria Amazônica (FVA) and the Brazilian government's Instituto Chico Mendes de Conservación de la biodiversidad (ICMBio) supported the organization of the Brazil nut's production chain, the construction of the plant, and technical training for the local population in the RESEX do Rio Unini.