Regular price
$15.00

Mujeres Unidas / Women Producers Group


Chocolate / Hazelnut / Orange Liqueur
Mujeres Unidas / Women Producers Group
Regular price
$15.00

Mujeres Unidas / Women Producers Group


Chocolate / Hazelnut / Orange Liqueur

Mujeres Unidas was crafted as a way for us to support women coffee farmers as they work to secure a future for their families.

Coffee Bio

It is reported that up to 70 percent of all work done on coffee farms is performed by women. In contrast, their legal representation as landowners and association membership tops out at 20 percent and falls as low as 5 percent in some countries. Magnifying the problem, in many countries, land ownership and even cooperative membership is held only in the husband’s name and is not transferred to the wife upon death or desertion. This leaves many women and families with sometimes hopeless futures. 

In response to this inequity and inequality, we have chosen to create a year-round offering sourced exclusively from women coffee farmers. These producer groups are have been selected from a list of associations Café Imports has established within their network of producers. They began their program in 2012, paying members a gender-equity premium on top of the quality-based initial price for their coffees. Through working alongside Café Imports, we gain access to their years of experience and a greater understanding of the social and economic impact this premium makes in each community.

Current Group

ASMUCAFE stands for Asociación de Mujeres Agropecuarias de Uribe, an organization of women farmers and landowners in El Tambo, a municipality within Cauca. The women's mission as an association is to improve their families' quality of life through coffee farming and to contribute positively to their community by working together and sharing resources, knowledge, and support. "Our work is determined by our values such as responsibility, honesty, commitment, respect, solidarity, and competitiveness," they say.

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