12 oz. bag
Taste: Notes of blueberry, blackberry, honey with perfectly balanced acidity.
Farming Cooperative: Sidama Coffee Farmers Cooperative Union
Region: Bona District, Sidama, Ethiopia
Altitude Grown: 5,600 to 6,758 feet
Grown at high altitudes under the canopies of indigenous trees, this is some of Ethiopia’s finest organic coffee. Ethiopia is where coffee was first discovered more than a thousand years ago. The Sidama Coffee Farmers Cooperative Union, founded in 2001, represents 53 cooperatives and more than 80,000 small family owned farms. The Sidama region stretches across south central portion of the country, from the mountains of Bensa to the valleys of Dale and Aleta Wendo.
Cooperative Coffees began sourcing directly from this large cooperative in 2003. It produces 20,000 pounds of high quality organic arabica beans per year, of which nearly 95% is washed. In 2018, Bongo and Cooperative Coffees helped fund the construction of a compost station. Spent coffee cherries, nitrogen-rich vegetation and manure create the compost, which is used to help improve soil quality.