The Tocto family’s achievement is a national example of how entrepreneurship, respect for local farming traditions, circular thinking and direct roaster relations can completely change rural livelihoods. Since 2011, the coffee farming community in the town Chirinos has done away with the subsistence coffee farming mentality and steadily created a strong, quality focused brand: their innovative processing and independent quality control lab ensure that they can create beautiful coffees that are sought after yearly by the specialty market.
Fully washed and double fermented – using a hand pulper, coffees are pulped and fermented in tiled tanks for about 12-24 hrs depending on weather. They are then washed and fermented again for the same amount of time. Parchment is dried on raised beds covered in plastic. This drying technique is absolutely vital to counter effect the heavy rainfall and high humidity that characterises harvest months in Chirinos.
- Flavour: Bright fruity notes of cherry and citrus. Smooth creamy body with a sweet, chocolatey finish. Light to medium roast.
- Origin: Chrinos, Peru
- Varietal: Typica, Caturra, Pache
- Process: Fully washed
- Altitude: 1600 - 1900 metres above sea level