This coffee is from the region of San Ignacio, in Caranavi, where the best coffee of Bolivia is grown. These coffee beans come from the AECAR cooperative, in the Entre Rios area of Caranavi state in Bolivia. The Region: San Ignacio San Ignacio is a rural area located in the province of Ayopaya, about halfway between the urban centers of Laz Paz and Cochabamba. Although the department of Cochabamba is known as the “breadbasket of Bolivia,” Ayopaya is a territory that houses a range of micro-climates, including snowy peaks and tropical valleys. The region is rich in mineral resources and biodiversity, and continues to be inhabited primarily by indigenous Quechua and Aymara communities.
Cervantes ground Coffee. Medium roast. 12oz.
The warm climate in the tropical zones is ideal for cultivating coffee plants, as many families do to support their livelihood. Meandering through the valleys are two flowing rivers that branch off from the Beni River to the north: Rio Santa Elena and Rio Cotacajes. Visitors to this region can also stop at the beautiful Parque Nacional Isiboro-Secure nearby, known for being one of the most diverse national parks in the country.