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Café Selva Norte Dry Mill: Exceeding Expectations In 2023

In 2023, the Café Selva Norte coffee processing plant exceeded all expectations, consolidating its position as a benchmark in the coffee industry. With a focus on quality, efficiency, and customer service, the plant has achieved impressive results that have marked a milestone in its history. It has managed to consolidate itself as one of the best processing plants in Peru.

Worker from the CSN Dry Mill in pery carrying a big coffee bag

About the CSN Mill

Café Selva Norte oversees the entire process of washed parchment coffee and specialty micro-lots, from pre-cleaning to the final stages of optical color sorting, liner and burlap bagging, and loading containers. Operating as a semi-automatic facility, CSN employs cutting-edge processing technology. As the first CIMBRIA-equipped dry mill, CSN brings both social and environmental advantages, notably reducing dust levels within the plant, thereby enhancing air quality for workers. The efficiencies of CIMBRIA technology enable CSN to handle micro-lots effectively while efficiently identifying and separating physical defects, offering a cost-effective solution.

Learn more about the mill via this article here. 

Pile of coffee bags from the CSN Dry Mill


  • Record Processing:*During 2023, the plant managed to process a total of 518 containers, exceeding initial forecasts.

  • Client Diversification: With more than 60 cooperatives, associations and private companies as clients, Café Selva Norte has strengthened its commercial relationships and its presence in the market.

Historic Month:

November stood out as the historic month, with the processing of 115 containers, marking a significant milestone for the plant.

  • Process Improvements: Improvements were implemented in the threshing and grain selection processes, increasing efficiency by an impressive 30%.

  • Expansion and Training: Socialization work was carried out to recruit new organizations outside the region. In addition, continuous training of the work team was fundamental to remain aligned with the demands and expectations of customers.

Cimbria Machinery at the CSN Dry mill - Sea Chrome

Prospects for the Future:

For the year 2024, Café Selva Norte has set ambitious goals. With a focus on innovation, and continuous process improvement, the plant is prepared to face the challenges ahead and continue to stand out in the coffee industry.

Café Selva Norte reaffirms its commitment to excellence, sustainability, and customer service, consolidating itself as a key player in the processing of quality coffee.

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