GRADE 1 YANESHA

DISTRICT OF VILLA RICA - OXAPAMPA, PASCO DEPARTMENT, PERU

*ORGANOLEPTIC CHARACTERISTICS

Special coffee, good aroma, high acidity and medium body.

*PHYSICAL CHARACTERISTICS

Good physical performance, large grains, good color and odor.

*TYPE OF COFFEE

Arabica, washing, machine drying and parihuelas.

DESCRIPTION

When talking about Villa Rica, it is inevitable to end up talking about coffee, it is the main economic activity of the district, which occupies 90% of its population and is the meeting point of the three cultures that coexist in the district: Descendants of native Yanesha , The Austro-German settlers and the Andean settlers, who are joined by passion and work for coffee. A special product that counts the Villa Rica Golden Coffee Agroindustrial Cooperative is the Yanesha coffee, currently there are 11 native Yaneshas communities that counts the District of Villa Rica, which 6 communities have the ideal height for the coffee cultivation and are part of the partners Of the Cooperative (1300 to 1700 masl); between them:

Native Community of Ñagazú                                 

Churumazu High Native Community                                 

Native Bilingual Community - El Palomar                                 

Native Community The Miracle                                  

Mayme Native Community                                   

Alto Yurinaki Native Community

Plot of coffee of the partner Jaime Javier Medina Peña, Comunidad Nativa Ñagazú. Photo: Courtesy Ing. Marco Huaja Estrada. National Coffee Plan.

Map of production areas of native communities - Villa Rica - Oxapampa - Pasco

Portion of coffee with partner Jesusa Norma Hill Sebastian, Native Community Ñagazú. Photo: Courtesy Ing. Marco Huaja Estrada. National Coffee Plan.

Portion of coffee of Miguel Huancho Joaquín, Native Community Ñagazú. Photo: Courtesy Ing. Marco Huaja Estrada. National Coffee Plan.