The Qori Warmi Cooperative was founded by cacao producers from different sectors of the VRAEM. They came together because of their joint objectives, such as the sustainability of the value chain of cacao that they belong to. A relevant characteristic of the partners is their ability and effort in the production of cacao. A weakness is their poor knowledge of cacao business and limitations in partnership management. It is important to consider that they are located in a place where informality still stands because of the illegal activities, trust is still very poor.
The partners are aware that the commercial and entrepreneurial activities of the cooperative must be carried out in total order and transparency. They also know their many comparative advantages such as the specialization in cacao, which they must benefit from at differentiated prices. The organization has Organic and Fair Trade Certifications.
The cooperative carries out, with their partners, the following activities which are important for the sustainability of their value chain: