Peru Successes

Peru Successes: Cris Vida’s Bottled Water Expanded its Production

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The Cris Vida “natural” mineral water processing and bottling plant was located on the edge of San Marcos, Peru.  Owner Eduardo had already built this facility and been selling large bottles of water to a few “corporate” customers. However, he told his visitors that TechnoServe Peru had taught him how to greatly improve his business […]

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Peru Successes: New Abattoir to Process Guinea Pigs as Specialty Food

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Most special Peruvian feasts include dishes made with guinea pig, or Cuy. This is traditional not only in Peru but among émigrés in the U.S.  Previous to TechnoServe’s support, eleven families in El Huayo (over 1 hour from Cajamarca) had been breeding Cuy for local and regional consumption.  They sold the animals to processors for […]

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Peru Successes: Clarita’s Mix Built New Mill

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Clarita’s Mix, a cereal mill owned by a farmers’ cooperative is in the San Marcos area about 45 minutes outside of Cajamarca, Peru.  The original co-op was started years earlier by Caritas (an international NGO) to mill, package and sell barley, wheat and quinoa cereals.  Once TechnoServe Peru began assisting Clarita’s Mix in 2007, business […]

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