Founded in 1960, Coope Tarrazú is now the largest coop in Los Santos Tarrazú, a region known for producing the finest coffees in Costa Rica. The cooperative counts around 3,200 producers and supports them by providing loans, technical assistance, and fertilizer at reduced prices. Since 2003, Coope Tarrazú has been implementing strong environmentally responsible practices.
Today, it can offer Fair Trade certified coffee. In 2012, it started the program Café de Communidades, an initiative to leverage social responsibility efforts.