Established in 1999, the Oromia Coffee Farmers Cooperative Union has quickly become the largest Fair Trade coffee producer in Ethiopia. The OCFCU was formed when 23,691 members of 35 small cooperatives came together with the goal of exporting their coffee directly to the specialty market. All six of..
The Sidama Coffee Farmers’ Cooperative Union (SCFCU) was founded in 2001 to represent coffee producing cooperatives located throughout the Sidama Zone of Southern Ethiopia. As of 2013, the SCFCU has grown to represent 47 cooperatives and 80,000 farmers making the SCFCU the second largest coffee prod..
Our Ethiopian Harrar “Queen City” brand has been developed in partnership with our supplier of Harrar coffee, Abdirashid Abdullahi, of Nine Brothers; he is actually the nephew of Mohamed Abdullah Ogsadey, of the famed “MAO Horse” brand. The key feature here is the initial grades of coffee that go in..
This Fair Trade Yirgacheffe comes from the Banko Dhadhato Cooperative named after village in which it is located. It was established in 2012 and currently has 177 members, all producing different coffees in the region. Banko Dhadato is a member of the YCFCU, or Yirgacheffe Coffee Farmers’ Cooperativ..
Ethiopia Yirgacheffe Aramo is sourced from small coffee producers organized around the Kebel Aramo coffee mill, located in the Gedeo Zone of the Yirgacheffe district. The Gedeo Zone is named after the Gedeo people who are indigenous to this area. Ripe cherries, grown at altitudes between 6200 to 690..
The WORKA Cooperative was established in 2005 and joined the Yirgacheffe Coffee Farmers Cooperative Union (YCFCU) the same year. There are 305 member farmers who cultivate coffee on 762 hectares in the WORKA cooperative, which is located in Gedeb within the Gedeo Zone. YCFCU currently has 24 member ..
A dry processed coffee, where the fruit dries around the beans, originating in the south-central mountains south of Addis Abada. Hands down our best natural Ethiopian this year. It displayed the highly sought berry notes that can come from this region and process. The Grade 3 distinction means the c..
Located in the shadow of Mount Kilimanjaro, Lyamungo is one of four farms that make up the Africa Plantation Kilimanjaro estate. The estate is owned by Alejandro Galante, a coffee farmer from Antioquia, Colombia, with each farm managed individually. 95% of APK’s production is washed, though recent e..