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Peruvian coffee for Espresso

A country blessed with epic landscapes, mysterious history and many different cultures, Peru has an enormous amount of places to be explored. It is also one of the largest coffee producing countries in the world.

As in many Latin American countries Peru has experienced a fairly turbulent past and the coffee industry has at times suffered because of the countries circumstance. In the 70’s when the government pulled out their support of the industry, coffee production sank, with very little infrastructure existing.

Although Peruvian coffee production has now fully recovered from the lows of the 70’s, infrastructure still remains a problem in certain areas of the country, in particular logistics. Some farms have to transport unprocessed coffee to mills that are situated much further away than typically desired.

With the tourism industry booming and Peruvian cuisine amongst the most talked about in the world, more speciality coffee is staying put in Peru. The progressive nature of the country is also leading to pioneering coffee farming and processing, biodynamic coffee is one of a few techniques that the Peruvian coffee industry is now using.

Taste profiles of Peruvain coffee are normally light in body with mild acidity, they can be flavourful and aromatic but don’t hold the complexity that some other origins in the Americas can possess. The northern region of Cajamarca has recently produced some exciting coffees, with its desirable geography and terroir the coffees have balanced acidity with a pleasant sweetness.

We have a huge selection of both blended and single origin espresso coffees from artisan roasters. They range from espresso beans giving a luxurious crema and rich chocolatey, nutty flavours, thru to some lighter roasted beans that produce vibrant and bright espressos.

Use the filtering below to help you find the espresso coffees you are after.

We also have a Hand Picked selection with coffees that are fantastic as straight espressos or ideal in based milky drinks

We're coffee enthusiasts at heart and if you need some assistance in selecting your coffees we would love to help. Feel free to contact us at any time.

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Save as favourite Blind Owl Coffee: Peru, El Diamante, Washed
from 250g: £7.00
From Blind Owl Coffee: These beans have been adapted to grow in a cooler climate than many other Peruvian coffees, giving them a body that is full of complexity and a flavour which is perfectly balanced. Tropical fruit sweetness partners with Grany Smith apple acidity, creating a truly unique brew....
Save as favourite Cast Iron Coffee Roasters: Peru, Lima Coffee, San Ignacio, Washed
from 250g: £7.50
From Cast Iron Coffee Roasters: Lima Coffee was founded by Rony Guerrero in 2016.   Having previously worked in quality control with one of Peru’s largest exporters, Rony was very aware of the quality and potential some producers have, but saw those coffees get blended into large commercial lots. Consequently...
Save as favourite Horsham Coffee Roaster: Peru, Cafe Femenino, Washed
from 250g: £7.50
From Horsham Coffee Roaster: Cafe Femenino is a project setup to support and empower women coffee producers around the world. It's been many years since we last had their coffee and we are very pleased to welcome this one back. The coffee is produced by around 800 women coffee producers....
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