Our Panela is 100% natural, unrefined raw cane sugar produced in trapiches in the municipality of Villeta in the Cundinamarca Region of Colombia.
Trapiches are the places where panela is made by the farmers. In Cundinamarca the trapiches generate income for 32 families.
The municipality of Villeta is located in the Department of Cundinamarca, in the Province of Gualivá, bordered on the north by Quebradanegra and Nimaima, on the east by Nocaima and Sasaima, on the south by Albán and Vianí and on the west by Guaduas in the Province of Bajo Magdalena.
Identification of the municipality:
Area: 140.7 km²
Altitude: 850 m asl
Distance: 84 km to Bogotá
Population: 25164 inhabitants
Urban: 15,000 inhabitants