Many people have never tried Peruvian coffee, but if you want to try it yourself, here are the best Peruvian coffee brands to try.
It can be difficult to wake up from the bliss of sleep, and if you are like me, you will find it hard to start your day without drinking a cup of coffee. However, not all coffee is the same — and all coffee connoisseurs are aware that Peruvian coffee is the underdog in the coffee business.
Peru has kept a close guard on their coffee and chosen to keep its delectable goodness to themselves. However, we have still been blessed with the best coffee on the market, thanks to a selected few, so these are the best Peruvian coffee brands to try.
- 1. Volcanica Peru Coffee
- 2. First Colony Peruvian Andes Gold Whole Bean Coffee
- 3. Stone Street Organic Fair Trade Peruvian Whole Bean Coffee
- 4. Laird Superfood Peruvian Dark Roast
- 5. Java Planet Peru Organic Fair Trade Whole Bean Coffee
- 6. Mt. Comfort Coffee Peru Organic Whole Bean Coffee
- 7. AmazonFresh Organic Fair Trade Peruvian Ground Coffee
- 8. Kaldi Organic Peruvian
- 9. Gobena Organic Fair Trade Peruvian Whole Bean Coffee
- 10. Cooper’s Cask Coffee Organic Fair Trade Peruvian Cold Brew
1. Volcanica Peru Coffee
Volcanica Coffee is 100% Organic and Fair Trade — the company offers exotic coffees worldwide. They also provide a 100% customer satisfaction guarantee on their product, which means it is free if you do not like it!
The Volcanica Peru Coffee is a medium roast coffee, so it is slightly sweeter than light roasts and has a balanced flavor, aroma, and acidity. There is no bitter flavor or burnt aftertaste to this coffee. It also goes well with cream and sugar, which is perfect for people who prefer a sweeter taste.
2. First Colony Peruvian Andes Gold Whole Bean Coffee
The First Colony Peruvian Andes Gold Whole Bean Coffee is a USDA Organic certified coffee with a medium roast body and a sweet taste. It is made from 100% Arabica coffee beans that are shade-grown on the slopes of Peru’s Northern Andes mountain range.
The flavor of this coffee is smooth and rich without any added flavor, and it goes well with sugar but not with flavored cream.
The company uses self-merchandising bags that promote extended shelf-life and quantity to package their coffee beans.
3. Stone Street Organic Fair Trade Peruvian Whole Bean Coffee
Stone Street is a New York-based coffee company that creates premium green coffee beans that they distribute nationwide. Stone Street Organic Fair Trade Peruvian Whole Bean Coffee is a USDA Organic and Fair Trade certified coffee with a medium roast body for a bold yet perfectly smooth cup. It is also made from shade-grown Arabica coffee beans..
The flavor of this coffee is smooth and rich with a complex body and hints of chocolate and citrus. It has a good flavor profile overall — with a medium to high acidity, but without being too sour or bitter.
This coffee tastes best when consumed black and does not go well with cream or sugar. In addition, it will taste better when brewed using a French Press, as it will have slightly higher acidity and slight bitterness when brewed using a drip coffee maker. You may also be interested in reading our guide on how to make French Press coffee at home.
The company uses a three layer foil bag to package their coffee beans and maintain the freshness of their product. They also provide a 100% customer satisfaction guarantee.
- Peru Whole Bean
- 2 Lb Bag
- Medium Roast
- 100% Arabica
- Single Origin
- Gourmet Coffee
4. Laird Superfood Peruvian Dark Roast
Laird Superfood has several options for Peurvian coffee fans, whether you like dark roast or medium roast. Even better, there are decaf versions of both roasts, so those sensitive to caffeine don’t have to miss out.
The coffee is grown at high altitudes to allow more delicious flavors to develop. Only the best beans are hand-picked and carefully slow-roasted. Even more impressive, the brand’s proprietary packaging system reduces oxidation so your coffee is fresh when you get it.
5. Java Planet Peru Organic Fair Trade Whole Bean Coffee
Although Java Planet is a fairly new coffee company, this family-run business aims to serve the best coffee to every customer. Their coffee is USDA organic certified. They also roast in small batches to have better control over roasting, ensuring no coffee bean will be over-processed.
The Java Planet Peru Organic Fair Trade Whole Bean Coffee is a medium-dark roast that preserves the acidity and roasting flavor while letting you enjoy the coffee flavor. It is full-bodied and has a balanced flavor, with no bitter flavor or burnt aftertaste.
- Organic Coffee Beans
- Peru Single Origin
- Fair Trade
- Gourmet Medium-Dark Roast
- Arabica Whole Bean Coffee
- Certified Organic
- Smithsonian Bird Friendly
- High Altitude Coffee
6. Mt. Comfort Coffee Peru Organic Whole Bean Coffee
The Mt. Comfort Coffee Peru Organic Whole Bean Coffee is a medium-roast coffee that has a smooth, rich, and balanced flavor profile. This coffee is grown in the Chancahmayo and Chontali regions of Peru and is known for its nutty, chocolate, and citrus flavor notes that come from the nutrients in the rich soil.
The company offers a subscription option that lets you have a continuous flow of coffee at your disposal. This option is available in a whole bean, 2.5 lb bag, with coffee beans that are light in color and slightly oily.
2.5lb (Pack of 1) - Flavor Notes of Nutty, Chocolate, & Citrus - Sourced From Small, Peruvian Coffee Farms - Roasted Whole Beans
7. AmazonFresh Organic Fair Trade Peruvian Ground Coffee
Surprisingly, despite being a cheaper option, the AmazonFresh Organic Fair Trade Peruvian Ground Coffee stood up to the other products on this list. This coffee has a smooth and rich taste with hints of chocolate and citrus.
Like the other products on this list, this coffee is also USDA Organic and Fair Trade certified. It is also made from 100% Arabica coffee beans from Peru — but it is roasted and packed in the US.
- Fragrant medium roast Peruvian coffee with a smooth finish
- Three 12-ounce bags of ground coffee
- 100% Arabica coffee grown in Peru
- Fair Trade certified, USDA Organic coffee
- Roasted and packed in the U.S.A.
8. Kaldi Organic Peruvian
Kaldi is a gourmet coffee roaster based in the United States, but the Organic Peruvian brew is a big hitter. Unlike many of the other options on this list, this is a light roast coffee. The brightness and fruity flavors will perk you right up in the morning, but it still maintains the classic flavors of coffee from Peru.
It’s made from 100% Arabica coffee and is freshly roasted before being shipped to customers.
9. Gobena Organic Fair Trade Peruvian Whole Bean Coffee
The Gobena Organic Fair Trade Peruvian Whole Bean Coffee is a specialty coffee with a medium roast that donates 100% of its profits to Life Song Orphans to support orphaned and vulnerable children worldwide.
This coffee is one of my favorites not only for its 100% profit donation but also for its exceptional taste. Every sip of this medium roast coffee will leave your mouth chocolatey thanks to its lingering cocoa flavor with fruit and citrus notes.
The company uses a cast-iron roaster to ensure that every small batch is roasted evenly without hotspots. Their coffee beans are roasted, ground, and shipped on the same day, which makes them one of the freshest coffees available on the market.
This coffee is made from 100% Arabica coffee beans from Peru and is also USDA Organic and Fair Trade certified.
10. Cooper’s Cask Coffee Organic Fair Trade Peruvian Cold Brew
It is only natural to include Cooper’s Cask on this list because their cold brew specialty coffees are highly recommended in the world of coffee. Being a cold brew coffee company means its process is different from the traditional coffee companies — but there are some similarities.
Cooper’s Cask Coffee Organic Peruvian Cold Brew is USDA Organic, and Fair Trade certified and made from 100% Arabica coffee beans. These coffee beans are shade-grown and wet-processed to produce coffee with a bold taste.
The flavor profile of this coffee differs slightly to enhance the quality of cold brewing. This coffee is a medium roast and has a robust flavor with hints of chocolate, cherries and citrus. It has a lower acidity with no bitter flavor or burnt aftertaste, which makes it a smooth and sweet coffee that can be consumed black or with cream and sugar.
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