Peru Cajamarca Andes Gold

18 customer reviews

$16.00$80.00

Full body, sweet, dutch chocolate aroma.

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From Peru to Your Cup

Our most popular single origin coffee and our longest, continuously purchased cooperatively grown coffee. Our Peru Cajamarca Andes Gold is a Fairtrade Certified and sourced from 100% women-owned farms. Because of our long term relationship we are the only roaster to offer this coffee sourced exclusively from women farmers. It is a full bodied coffee with a sweet taste and a “baker’s chocolate” aroma. If ever there was a coffee with an ideal coffee flavor – this is it. If you are thinking of trying our coffee for the first time or our getting coffee for a friend, then you can’t go wrong here. It’s everything you dream about in a great coffee.

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The Region
“Andes Gold” is a special selection of coffees grown in the northern highlands of Cajamarca in Peru. It is about six hours North of the Coastal city of Chiclayo, Peru. Because the area is very desolate and remote, there is very little commercial activity beyond coffee and sustenance harvesting of tropical fruit and herbs. About 100 miles inland from the Pacific Coast, there is Andes Mountain Jungle, at elevation between 110 and 1500 meters above sea level, that separates Peru from Ecuador. It is here in these mountains, that our organic coffee is grown. This area is without modern technology. Most villages, even one half hour from the main North / South highway, have only gravel roads, no electricity or telephone communication systems. But it is here, in this poorest of areas, that the farmers are working the hardest, with the most cooperation and commitment, we have been able to bring technological assistance to train them in active organic growing practices, to improve their harvesting, processing and drying methods, so their coffee will meet our quality standards.

The people are from a very traditional Inca Indian culture, very proud of their heritage, and proud to pass that heritage on their children. It is here in the Penachi region that had the first “Organic Coffee Festival”, and the crowning of the “Queen of Cafe Organico!”. Because of improvements and commitment to the quality of their coffee, they are taking steps to begin to bring improvement to their lives and communities. The growers group has grown to nearly 300 certified organic farms in the Penachi region.

More Information:

Cafe Femenino

Cajamarca, Peru

18 reviews for Peru Cajamarca Andes Gold

  1. markhusson (verified owner)

    This is a remarkable coffee. Speaking as a Treiste Freak I have systematically been going through different roasts to find one I can like as much and Peru Cajamarca Andes Gold is it. I make with a Hario v60… 22grams of coffee, 352ml of H20. Sublime! Sweeet, not bitter, extraordinary!

  2. in2graphics

    Makes incredible iced lattes! When it’s iced you can taste the chocolate, yummy!

    I am very picky with my coffee, this is worth the price!

  3. Michelle Renee (verified owner)

    My most favorite coffee ever! And that’s saying a LOT because I am very picky about my coffee. The chocolate notes are delicious!

  4. Krista Hovde (verified owner)

    Simply the best! Smooth and balanced.

  5. Dana Abbey (verified owner)

    Love this coffee! I have been buying this variety for years and have never been disappointed in its quality.

  6. Diana Treinen (verified owner)

    This is by far the best roast ever. We have been buying by the pound for more than 8 years and it never disappoints.

  7. Owen Cox (verified owner)

    A long time Sumatra devotee here, I tried the Peru Cajamarca Andes Gold on the strength of the full body, chocolate description along with the fair trade origins and it is a winner in every respect. Perfect roast for the depth of flavor and body.

  8. Catherine Dalton (verified owner)

    This coffee is simply delicious – smooth and rich and no trace of bitterness.

  9. David (verified owner)

    Deep, rich chocolate flavor. The perfect amount of dark roasted oils have come out in this roast without tasting burned.

  10. Robert Heberton (verified owner)

    Kaladi Coffee has been our one (& almost only) coffee source since they opened 20 years ago! Can’t remember if they had Peru Cajamarca from the beginning but know that as soon as we discovered it, Peru Andes Gold has been the mainstay for our morning brew. It’s rich, chocolaty flavor always delivers a smooth & tasty drink.

  11. kandb552 (verified owner)

    We buy the Peru Cajamarca Andes Gold monthly and when we drive into Denver for whatever reason that we can come up with we get three or four fresh extraordinary drinks ! It is consistent in flavor and can take a bit of cream and keep the strong flavors!

  12. ambernmeredith (verified owner)

    This is our favorite coffee… possibly ever. It’s delicious hot but we prefer it iced with a small amount of cream. It a dark coffee with notes of chocolate. If you’re undecided on which coffee to get, try this one! We first had it at a restaurant and it was so good we called them the next day to see where we could pick up beans for ourselves. We’ve been hooked on Kaladi ever since!

  13. Melanie Escobar (verified owner)

    So yummy, I especially like it with cream and sugar.

  14. Tim Kenwick (verified owner)

    This is my all time favorite coffee! Highly recommend it.

  15. Gerald Brown (verified owner)

    What a wonderful coffee. Full bodied yet smooth and not a hint of bitterness.. having spent some time in Peru I am thrilled to support their fair trade economy. I will refer this coffee to all my coffee drinking friends.

  16. Jack Campbell (verified owner)

    As an Australian, good coffee is a big deal to me. Since moving to Denver last year I’ve sought out multiple brands and beans and I have to say this is one of my favorites. I drink 2-3 flat whites a day and these beans go extremely well with it – or any milk-based coffee drink. Also great for straight up espresso too!

  17. Lynn (verified owner)

    THE BEST!! We have enjoyed this coffee for years and have shared it with family members across the country. As a result, they are now ordering this varietal and having it shipped all across the country.

  18. Emily S (verified owner)

    Amazing coffee that our whole household is addicted to! It’s full-bodied and incredibly smooth, and we love that it’s fair trade. Highly recommend!

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