Founded in 1995, Central de Piurana de Cafetaleros (CEPICAFE)
, is a Fair Trade cooperative
and "second level" processing and marketing organization comprised of small-scale coffee producers
in Northern Peru. CEPICAFE warehouses, mills, markets, and exports certified-organic, Fair Trade,
and gourmet coffee in the U.S. and Europe. The cooperative consists of 90 grassroots organizations
with more than 6,600 producers located on the western slopes of the Andes Mountains in Piura.