Farmer Owned

What does "100% Farmer Owned" mean?

100% Farmer Owned means that all the shares in the business are owned by coffee farmers. At Pachamama, farmers have invested in roasting, brewing and packaging their best coffee in the United States. Our global cooperative is governed by five member-groups from Peru, Nicaragua, Guatemala, Mexico and Ethiopia. Each Pachamama member has one vote on Board of Directors. All profits paid to farmers.

How is this different?

Farmer Owned businesses go beyond marketing for the simple fact that farmers themselves own a stake in the company and help themselves by serving you well. Farmers also generate financial independence, because they now have the capacity to trade directly with you, the retail consumer. At Pachamama, the power is in the hands of farmers, because you choose to buy directly from them.