El Progreso

Our own Head of Coffee, Joe Dennis participated as an observer in this year’s Cup of Excellence in Peru where this amazing coffee was graded one of the 21 best coffees of the year!


Quick Facts

Country: Peru (Cusco)
Farmer: Agustin Cassa Ccoyo
Varietal: Bourbon, Caturra, Catimor
Processing: Washed
Altitude: 2000 metres above sea level

Tasting notes:

Black currant, pineapple, chocolate
Roast: Light | Medium | Dark

Brewing method:

Brews well in all brew methods, but especially well as a light espresso, on Aeropress or as pour-over.

More About
El Progreso

El Progreso is located in the Cusco regionĀ at an altitude of 2000 MASL. The farm is owned by Agustin Cassa Ccoyo and dates back to 1980s. It was renovated in 2014 and from 2017 onwards Agustin has grown bourbon variety on the farm where he now practice organic farming and environmental conservation.

The hard work has paid of and El Progreso was awarded the Cup of Excellence for the first time for this coffee.