SINGLE ORIGIN PERU
This smooth, full city specialty coffee was grown in the shadow of Machu Picchu in the Cusco region of Peru. It reflects the cultural and historical richness of the region by honouring its producer, Guillermo Aguilar Lozano.
Smooth with notes of dark chocolate
and a roasted almond finish.
Guillermo (pronounced ɡiˈʎermo), is widely respected as special producer who imprints his spirit on his coffee beans. Though he has faced many challenges throughout his life, Don Guillermo is passionate about making productive and positive changes in his community.
Don Guillermo is personally committed children’s education and promoting the consumption of healthy food. He believes in respect, taking care of family, community, and the importance of co-operatives in healthy economics.
In addition to coffee, Guillermo practices stewardship through biodiversity by farming other crops including medicinal plants, fruit trees, and livestock.
Just Us! is delighted to be in solidarity with Don Guillermo Aguilar Lozano in offering you this coffee. Each bag of Don Guillermo coffee sold generates 80¢ in additional premiums above and beyond the price per pound. These premiums recognize the costs of environmentally and socially responsible agriculture and are autonomously controlled at origin by democratically organized producer cooperatives.