Candente Copper Corp. is a Canada-based mineral exploration company. It is engaged in the acquisition, exploration and development of mineral right interests. Its principal property is the Canariaco property in the District of Lambayaque. The Company is focused on the exploration and development of its Canariaco Norte copper project, the Canariaco Sur deposit and the Quebrada Verde and Jehuamarca prospects (collectively the Canariaco Copper Project, located in Northern Peru. The Company also holds a portfolio of other early stage base metal properties located in Peru. Its subsidiaries include Canariaco Copper Peru S.A., Canariaco Copper (BVI) Corp., Inversiones Mineras Las Palmas S.A., Minera Candente Peru S.A., Cobriza Metals Corp., Candente Resource (BVI) Corp. and Cobriza Metals Peru S.A.