Interview with Santiago Paz Lopez, Cepicafe

CEPICAFE in Peru set out as a small group of coffee growers from the Piura region, an elevated region in the north of Peru. Today CEPICAFE is more than just coffee. The producers also produce cocoa, sugar cane and fruit that is turned into juices and exported.

Santiago Paz Lopez is co-manager and sales officer of CEPICAFE. He has worked for CEPICAFE since its establishment and he has witnessed its growth. In this interview he talks about the evolution of the organisation and he gives his opinion about the importance of fair trade for CEPICAFE and its members.