New Guinea [Indonesia]

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New Guinea [Indonesia]

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Dark Roast

Notes: Mandarin Orange, Pink Grapefruit, Herbal

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Origin Information

Grower:  Namura/Timuza Coffee Cooperative

Region:  Namura, Kainantu, Eastern Highlands Province, Papua New Guinea

Altitude:  1,420 - 1,600 Meters

Process:  Fully washed and dried in the sun

Variety:  Arusha, Mundo Novo, Typica

Harvest:  April - September

Soil:  Volcanic Loam

Certification:  Organic

Background Details

The Timuza Coffee Cooperative represents over 200 small-holder farmers of the Kamano tribal group, located southwest of Kainantu in the hamlets surrounding Namura town. The soils are a mix of black and brownish red loam, with predominately traditional typica grown under casuarina and albizia shade trees. Average farm size is 1.4 hectares per family, with adjacent gardens for cultivation of food crops such as sweet potato, taro and cassava. Farmers have received training and assistance in financial management, gender equality, coffee husbandry and standards for processing through local partners. The harvest takes place from April through September, with selective harvest of ripe cherry, manually pulping, fermentation in traditional bilum bags, washing, and full sun-drying. In 2016, Timuza placed 1st in the National Cupping Competition.