The Corcasan cooperative was organized in 1994 to help farmers in the community to grow their business and access better prices and international buyers. Fair Trade certification provided the access to financing which has lead to educcational investments, training and seminars for women in the prevention of cervical cancer plus reinvestment in the farms to harvest higher quality coffee more efficiently.
Region: Madriz, 211 sq km
Growing Zone: tropical humid forest
Cooperativa Regional de Cafetaleros de San Juan de Río Coco
Members: 250 members, 160 farmers
Certification: Fairtrade Certified, Organic
Profile: clean and balanced, nutty, caramel sweet, pronounced cocoa mouthfeel