Since 1990, Organic Products Trading Company has been working directly with small-scale farmers around the world to source high quality green specialty coffee. Our business is built on long-term relationships with Certified Organic and Fair Trade co-operatives as well as conventional farms that focus on improving their communities, their families, and their environment. OPTCO's mission is to support coffee producers by providing market access, in addition to collaborating on development projects, gender equality initiatives, harvest finance, and quality improvement programs. Join the effort to support coffee communities by sourcing your certified and conventional beans with OPTCO.
Logistics and Certifications Coordinator
The Logistics and Certification Coordinator will be responsible for ensuring that shipments and documentation of coffee arrive to their destination on time, managing all aspects of inbound green coffee shipments. He or she will also manage information and certifications on suppliers. The ideal candidate is a proactive systems thinker with a keen attention to detail. Spanish fluency is required.
Peru, Northern Region, FTO Cafe Femenino®Along the slopes of the Andes Mountains in Peru, an area well known for producing exceptional coffee, a group of women is challenging traditional gender roles. Café Femenino® works to break-down cultural barriers that have prevented women from participating in the coffee economy by providing the women control of income, access to land ownership, and democratic participation in the cooperative. Excellent as a single origin or blend component, this coffee presents flavours of dark chocolate with a bright citrus acidity and medium body.
Colombia, Cauca– FTO, Cosurca and Cafe Femenino®The people in the coffee producing regions of Cauca are still occasionally caught in the violence of clashes between government military forces and the FARC, an anti-government militia often blamed for Colombia's drug-trafficking. To address these hardships, COSURCA looks to improve the lives of its coffee farmers through market access, technical assistance to produce high quality coffee, a system of savings and loans, and many other new opportunities. This exceptional coffee is sweet with medium acidity, chocolate, dried fruit, and medium body.