Java [Indonesia]

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Java [Indonesia]

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Dark Roast

Notes: Cocoa Powder, Butterscotch, Herbal

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Origin Information

Grower: Smallholder Farmers from Curah Tatal & Kayumas Villages

Region: Ijen Plateau, Eastern Java, Indonesia

Altitude: 900 - 1,600 Meters

Process: Wet hulled and dried in the sun

Variety: Typica

Harvest: May - September

Soil: Volcanic Loam

Certification: Organic, Rainforest

Background Details

Java Taman Dadar is sourced from family-owned farms located near the villages of Curah Tatal and Kayumas on the island of Java, Indonesia. In the 17th century Java coffee was first cultivated in low lying areas, but by the late 19th century coffee leaf rust had destroyed production, forcing new coffee cultivation into the highlands where high altitudes and volcanic soil provide perfect growing conditions. Smallholder organic coffee production is atypical of the region which is dominated by large government run coffee estates established by the Dutch in the 18th century. Taman Dadar, meaning flower garden, aptly describes the way smallholder coffee is cultivated, colorfully inter-cropped with parkia beans, avocados, erythrina, albizia and leucaena trees, which produce food for local consumption and shade. Java Taman Dadar is wet-hulled, a uniquely Indonesian processing method in which coffee parchment is removed before the final drying is completed, producing a hallmark Indonesian flavor.