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..
Wochema is an heirloom varietal grown in the mountains adjacent to the Aledeghi Wildlife Reserve and natural processed, dried on raised beds.The cup is sweet with good body and acidity and tastes of floral, peach and strawberry...
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..
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..
The Ndaro-ini Factory was built in 1984 by a group of producers in Karatina who were tired of traveling long distances to deliver their cherries. For this reason, they named the factory, “Ndaro-ini,” meaning “place of rest” in Kikuyu.The cup has good acidity, great body, and tasting notes of lemon/l..
Mimba Estate, located in Mbozi, Mbeya in Southwest Tanzania, was established in 1995. Initially the estate was planted with about 100 hectares of Bourbon and some Kent varietals. Over the past three decades it has expanded production to cover the full 160 hectares of the farm and employs over 150 me..