El Gran Saposoa

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ORIGIN TYPE: Cooperative what’s this? 158 members, Established 2008

El Gran Saposoa was founded on July 28th 2008 with the initiative of 17 cacao growers who were supported by the NGO KTM with funding for technical assistance. In 2009 we achieved total sales of 19 MT of cacao to Macchu Picchu foods from Lima. With support from the PDA with USAID funding we entered our first certification program in 2010. In 2011 we were able to sell 295 MT of organic cacao to the Peruvian domestic market. Along with the project of Improvement of Value Chain in Cacao and Coffee in Huallaga province, we managed to implement UTZ and FLO certifications. We also built three modules of wet process and a laboratory of quality control. In 2013 we sold 225 MT of organic cacao F... +Read more

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LAND & PRODUCTION

TOTAL ORIGIN SIZE: 1103 total Ha

803 Ha. of Cacao

300 Ha. of other crops

PRODUCTION CAPACITY: 500-510 metric tons/year

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PROJECTED PRODUCTION CAPACITY NEXT YEAR: 500-510 metric tons/year

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CERTIFICATIONS: Fair Trade, UTZ, Bio Suisse, Organic US, Organic EU

VARIETALS: Trinitriao: ics 95 39 1 6; uf 613 414 Hybrid: tch 565; ccn 51; imc 67; pond 12 7

OTHER CROPS: Coffee

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We are an agrarian cooperative, organized to improve the production and trade of cacao and coffee from our lands, without harming the environment and seeking to improve the quality of life of our beneficiaries through social assistance.

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