We are constituted under the Social Reason of ASSOCIATION OF ECOLOGICAL PRODUCERS, under the
initials APROECO, in the city of Moyobamba - San Martín, in the year 1999. It was
founded with 20 members of the Valley of the Gera River - Jepelacio.
In the Years 1999-2003 APROECO is part of the Inter-institutional Strategic Alliance Agreement
for the promotion of organic coffee growing in the Alto Mayo Valley, having as entities
participants of the Agreement to the PEAM - GTZ - PRONATUR and APROECO, whose results obtained
the organic certifications and FLO, which served to start the market search in order to export
and 73 hectares were certified.
In the period 2004-2008 APROECO signs a Mutual Cooperation Agreement with PRONATUR, sharing
technical assistance services and certification of special coffees. The part of the coffee
marketing, financial, institutional - administration and management of funds of the coffee
prize from the Mercado Justo were handled by PRONATUR.
With this agreement was achieved to export our first containers through PRONATUR and
positioning in the market, the Organic and Fair Trade certification was maintained,
in addition the area was bought of land where the central facility works and we obtained
an economic fund from the Fair Trade Premium.
On April 10, 2007 it is registered in the public registers of Moyobamba, under the Partida
Electronics N°. 11001261 in order to be in accordance with the reality of their activities
economic, commercial and financial resources and, therefore, their structure and social
aspect, in concordance with the criteria of its organic special coffee and fair market
programs. On July 17, 2007 begins its activities, with RUC Nº.20531360525.
On November 25, 2008, the Associate General Assembly of APROECO, concludes the Agreement
with PRONATUR, initiating its administrative, economic and financial independence and new
agreements such as: PEAM, ECOSELVA, PRODELSUR, RAINFOREST TRADING, CEPICAFE and with ROOT
CAPITAL, AGROBANCO, and customers importing coffee with VOLCAFE SPECIALTY COFFEE,
SUSTAINABLE HARVEST, COFFEE TEAM, INTERNATIONAL COFFEE CORPORATION, N.J.DOUEK.
It started to directly export the year 2009 to the United States, a container to the
Sustainable Harvest client.
November 2012 agree on the transformation from association to multiple service cooperative,
being under the corporate name of Cooperativa de Servicios Múltiples APROECO Ltda. In 2012
It starts with the production of ground roasted coffee with our brand Kuntu Coffee at the
request of tourists who visit the cooperative for being on the Moyobamba tourist route,
starts with the participation of the spouses of the partners seeking their inclusion in the
activities of the cooperative. We obtained the support of Techno Links - Meda. Sales have
been growing gradually selling an average of 12 kg per month.