Rosa Pintado Castillo
how coffee travels to you
There are many ways in which coffee can exchange hands and find roasters. Many times we are interacting with a producer directly and arranging terms and shipping with little 3rd party involvement. This is not always the case, and frankly, it’s not always the best-case scenario either.
FAPECAFES is working hard to separate small lots of coffees from traceable sources.
Handling logistics requires a lot of capital and infrastructure, things that many small producers don’t have. FAPECAFES is a group of cooperatives in Southern Ecuador with 1,200 farm members.
They offer state-of-the-art processing and work to improve the lives of their members.