This coffee is grown by approximately 1700 Tztezal and Tzozil Mayan communities in the Highlands of Chiapas. The cooperative was founded in 1983 and produces one of the tastiest coffees we have had from Mexico. Majomut coffee is fully washed & sun dried after harvesting in November through March and is comprised of the Mundo Novo and Typica varieties.
CODECH Coop, Huehuetenango, Guatemala
CODECH is a remarkable cooperative in Huehuetenango that has the ability to segregate their production by altitude. We will be enjoying coffee from the two highest altitudes from which the cooperative produces coffee -- these lots are named "Tesoro de Concepcion" and "Aroma de Canalaj". The communities farm Caturra, Boubon, Catuai and Pache varieties and their fully washed, sun dried coffee exemplifies the best the region has to offer.
COCAFCAL Coop, Copan, Honduras
This very small 80 member cooperative from San Pedro, Copan produces excellent coffee harvested between January and April and fully washed and sun dried to be available for our Spring/Summer season. We are excited to bring on a coffee from Honduras and look forward to offering some of the "microlots" that this cooperative identifies from the highest achieving farms in the community through hosting an annual coffee growers' competition.
Idido Coop, Yirgacheffe, Ethiopia
This coffee is from Idido Cooperative in Yirgacheffe, a small valley of very high altitude in Southern Sidamo. The cooperative has been very successful in national competitions and is a stand-out member of the Yirgacheffe Coffee Farmers Cooperative Union.
ANEI, Cesar, Colombia
This coffee is grown in the region of Pueblo Bello in Cesar, Northern Colombia by approximately 600 indigienous family farms belonging to the Arhuacos, Koguis, Wiwas and Kankuamos groups. It was founded in 1996 with the purpose of structuring organic farming programs while promoting the preservation of local indigenous cultures. The coffee is fully washed and sun dried Typica variety, harvested from November through February.
UCOSEMUN Coop, Nueva Segovia, Nicaragua
This coffee is from the UCOSEMUN cooperative, which is based in Esteli but has members throughout the Northern Departments. Our coffee comes from two cooperatives within the group - 20 de Abril and Flor de Cafe. The coffee is a classic fully washed & sun dried Nicaraguan harvested between December and March.
CESMACH Coop, Chiapas, Mexico
This cooperative is based near Mesoamerica's largest continuous cloudforest - El Triunfo. The coop was founded in 2001 and contains approximately 250 members whose fully washed & sun dried Typica, Bourbon and Mundo Novo coffee is one of the more delicious options available from Mexican smallholder farmers.
Oromia Union, Harrar, Ethiopia
This coffee from the Oromia Coffee Farmers' Cooperative Union is an excellent example of Harrar coffee at its best. Strong blueberry aromas make Harrar coffee unmistakable from other coffee around the world. The coffee is grown in the Highlands around the ancient, Mosque filled town of Harrar and Dire Dawa in the East of Ethiopia. It is often said that the Harrar region was the first place in the world where coffee was cultivated for exporting from Ethiopia.
Permata Gayo Coop, Aceh, Sumatra
The Permata Gayo cooperative is based in Aceh, in Nothern Sumatra. It was formed in 2006 and has grown to a membership of approximately 700 smallholder farmers who produce some of the most remarkable coffee in Sumatra. We are very excited to have this wet hulled and sun dried coffee available as a very distinct and tasty addition to our coffee line.
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