Colombian Panela Location: Cundinamarca

The department of Cundinamarca is one of the locations where Heincke produces its panela. In this territory, we find the Eastern Mountains, the plateau of the Bogotá Sabana, the Ubaté and Simijaca valley, the Magdalena valley and the eastern Llanos. Additionally, there is the Magdalena Fuavia Suampuez River, the Humaca River and the Negro River. … Read more

Colombian Panela: location Valle del Cauca

The department of Valle del Cauca is one of the most important regions for Colombia. With an extension of 200km, it is located in the southwest of the country with coasts on the Pacific Ocean. In this department is the port of Buenaventura, one of the most important in the country for imports and exports. … Read more

Colombian panela: location Quipile

One of the communities we work with is located in Quipile, Cundinamarca, a few hours from Bogota. In the local indigenous language, Quipile “strong and superior place”. Blessed with the Apulo River and an average temperature of 20C, this region is perfect for panela production and also produces some of the best coffee and plantain. … Read more

Colombian panela: location Sierra Nevada

  One of the communities we support is located in the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta, a place defined by its mixture of magic and nature.   Located in these sacred mountains of Northern Colombia, this project is close to our heart. The indigenous people that live here are preserving the natural world keeping alive … Read more