Organic Fair Trade Ethiopia Sidamo Natural Oromia Farmers Cooperative Union Grade 4 raw Arabica coffee Beans
Bright acidity, smooth body, very sweet, fruit, solid coffee flavor, hints of strawberry, chocolate, roasted almond, floral, spice, cherry, and green tea, complex, clean, soft lasting finish.
Roasting Aroma: Sweet, bright, winey, carmel, oats
Dry Aroma: Fruit, dark chocolate, bright, cherry, strawberry, red licorice, graham cracker
Brewed Aroma: Caramel, cocoa, sweet, hints of spice and fruit, licorice
Region: Oromia ; Sub - Sidamo Region in the Rain Forests of Southwest Ethiopia
Growers: Small Holder Family owned Farms, Members of OROMIA Coffee Farmers Cooperative Union.
Coop: OROMIA Coffee Farmers Cooperative Union (OCFCU). Established in 1999 to help Indigenous Ethiopian Coffee Farmers export 100% Organic coffee directly to the Specialty Coffee Market (that's us). OCFCU pays Premiums from coffee sales Directly to the Farmers. It also provides a Bank, Preharvest financing, Organic Programs, Equipment financing, Food Security and quality control programs. OCFCU maintains a central Cupping Lab and assists Members improve cup quality and sustainability. In 2005 an Oromia Natural Organic coffee took First Place in the East African Coffee Association Cupping Competition.
Varietal: Indigenous Ethiopia Heirloom cultivars, Forest Grown
Altitude: 1,550 - 2,200 Meters Above Sea Level
Processing: Full Natural and dried on raised beds.
Harvest: September - December
Certifications: Fair Trade; Organic