Candente Copper Corp. is a Canada-based mineral exploration company. The Company is engaged in the acquisition, exploration and development of mineral right interests. The Company operates in the segment of the exploration of mineral properties in Peru. It is focused on the exploration and development of its Canariaco Norte porphyry copper project, the Canariaco Sur deposit, and the Quebrada Verde prospect and the Jehuamarca prospect (collectively, the Canariaco Copper Project). The Company also holds a portfolio of other early-stage base metal properties located in Peru. The Canariaco Copper Project is an advanced-stage porphyry copper exploration and development project located in Northern Peru. The Company holds approximately 100% interest in the mineral rights of the Canariaco Copper Project. Its Canariaco Sur deposit is in the exploration-stage. The Company's other properties include Don Gregorio, Arikepay, Miraflores and El As De Zinc.