Coffee production came to Peru in the 1700s. After two centuries, the heirloom typica variety still comprises 60 percent of the country's exports. The average land-holding farmer lives on two or three hectares, hours away from the comforts of electricity and running water.
Peru is quickly building a global reputation for producing traditionally cultivated, shade grown, high quality Arabica beans. I think you'll enjoy this mild yet flavourful selection from South America.