Central de Cooperativas Cacao de Aroma is a second-tier cooperative, made up of six cooperatives located in the province of Tocache, San Martín, and the village of Paradise, Huánuco, in the Peruvian Amazon grouping over 1,000 cacao-growing
member families, working under the principle of sustainable and organic, fair trade agriculture.
Cooperativa Central Cacao de Aroma was founded by 6 co-ops in March of 2014, with 3 specific purposes:
1.- Be a marketing channel.
2.- Search for sources of financing such as working capital with interest rates that help improve its profitability.
3.- Be a platform to develop large-scale Productive Projects that help solve the common needs of its members.
Our goals are to: Practice an economy of scale and together have bargaining power.
Our founding and base co-ops are:
CAU – Cooperativa Agroindustrial Uchiza Ltda.
COOPA – Cooperativa Agroindustrial de Paraiso Ltda – Huánuco.
COPACANP – Cooperativa Agroindustrial Cordillera Azul de Nuevo Progreso Ltda.
CPCACAO – Cooperativa Agroindustrial CPcacao de Nuevo Horizonte Tocache Ltda.
COPAVAMI – Cooperativa Agraria del Valle del Mishollo Ltda.
NUEVA VISIÓN – Asociación de Productores de Cacao – Cachiyacu Polvora