This naturel processed coffee offers an intense and fruity cup.
This coffee is processed using the natural method. The ripe cherries are first harvested by hand and then immediately spread out on drying beds to be gently sun-dried for approximately a months’ time. The fruit surrounding the beans ferments which gives the coffee its intense profile with fruity notes.
Harvesting: From September to December
Location: The Estate is located in the Sheka zone, Anderacha Village in Ethiopia.
Rainfall : 1900 mm of annual rainfall distributed over 9 to 10 months.
Temperature : Ranges from 15⁰C (minimum) to 28⁰C (maximum).
Altitude and Soil : The Plantation is located in a high altitude area ranging from 1700m to 2000m where the soil is deep red, well drained and clay loam fertile.
Processing : The Plantation is equipped with a processing facility located on site ensuring that the fresh cherries are processed to the highest standards. Then milling, further cleaning, sorting and grading takes place in Addis Ababa.
Recycling : The effluents from the washing stations are recycled while the pulp and husks are used as compost and fuel for artificial driers.