El Palmo

Eleuterio Quispe Perez

Flavours of blood plum, white grape, cacao
Body     Acidity

Best as black espresso/filter

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The northern region of Cajamarca in Peru is known for its production of quality coffee, natural reserves and water sources. In this area, near the town of Jaen, we meet Eleuterio Quispe Perez and his wife Juana Diaz Zamora, at their farm El Palmo. It is named after an old and big palm tree located in the middle of the terrain. Eleuterio has been involved with coffee for 47 years, almost a lifetime, and it all started when his father motivated him to begin his own coffee production. He saw that the profitability of other crops wasn’t as good as coffee and so decided to start producing coffee. Over these years, coffee has been his main economic income and with which he has been able to sustain his family. Also, in his spare time, he does some woodworking. After forty years, Eleuterio decided to switch to specialty looking for quality and better prices. This change has brought improvements in his family’s quality of life and he has been able to pay for the education of his kids, which brings him a lot of joy. As per his current challenges, they are to improve the quality of his coffee and learn more about processing. He wants to improve his wet mill area to achieve better coffee and make some improvements to his house.


Eleuterio Quispe Perez




Jaen, Cajamarca






November 2021





Roast style


What makes up Peru El Palmo Eleuterio Quispe Perez?


Caturra varietal

Caturra is a natural mutation of Bourbon that was originally discovered in Brazil in 1937, considered to be the first naturally occurring mutation ever discovered.

The location

Coffee from Peru

Peru is well suited to coffee cultivation and production, given its high altitude and climate.

The Cajamarca region of Peru

The region is named after it’s capital city, Cajamarca. Comprises the northern area of Peru and the Peruvian Andes

Farm processes

Washed process

Machines are used to remove the flesh from the coffee cherry before being fermented in water, washed again, and finally sun dried. This process tends to result in more distinct, cleaner flavours.

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