We Own It.
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“At the PRODECOOP cooperative in northern Nicaragua, more than 2,300 families own and control their own coffee processing, marketing and export cooperative. This empowers farmers to deal with importers directly, circumventing the local middlemen (often called “coyotes”).
PRODECOOP of Nicaragua is a member-owner of Pachamama Coffee Cooperative in the U.S.A., which sells fresh-roasted coffee directly to food co-ops throughout the country. “