Ethiopia (Washed Process) [Africa]

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Ethiopia (Washed Process) [Africa]

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Medium-Light Roast 

Notes: Orange, Sweet Basil, Black Tea

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Origin Information

GROWER:  Oromia Coffee Farmers Cooperative Union              

REGION:  Oromia Region, Ethiopia

ALTITUDE:  1,550 - 2,200 Meters

PROCESS:  Fully washed and dried on raised beds

VARIETY:  Indigenous Heirloom 

HARVEST:  October - December

SOIL:  Vertisol

CERTIFICATION:  Organic

Background Details

This coffee is sourced from family-owned farms organized around the Oromia Coffee Farmers Cooperative Union (OCFCU), an umbrella organization established in 1999 to support a sustainable coffee supply from cooperatives in the Oromia region o Ethiopia. OCFCU supports 360 cooperatives with more than 332,393 farmer-members, accounting for sixty-five percent of Ethiopia's total coffee production. Premiums from coffee exports are returned directly to farmers and also fund organic farming programs, mill equipment purchases and food security programs. OCFCU has established a central cupping lab to support quality control and a members bank that provides pre-harvest financing.