Candente Copper Corp., formerly Candente Resource Corp., is a Canada-based mineral exploration company that conducts its operations through wholly owned subsidiaries. The Company is a diversified exploration and development company with copper and zinc projects. The Canariaco property (the Property) is a 13,400 hectare advanced-stage porphyry copper exploration and development project located in Northern Peru. As of December 31, 2010, the Company primarily focused on copper properties. Its wholly owned subsidiaries include Canariaco Copper (BVI) Corp., Canariaco Copper Peru S.A., Candente Copper Peru S.A. and Candente Resource (BVI) Corp. In October 2011, the Company announced that it has completed the previously announced plan of arrangement pursuant to which all mineral claims held in Peru apart from the Canariaco Property, have been transferred to Cobriza Metals Corp. In September 2013, the Company acquired Cobriza Metals Corp.