New Coffee Release: Uganda Kapchorwa

Uganda Kapchorwa

For many, Uganda might not the first country that comes to mind when thinking of high-quality Arabica coffee. The country has been traditionally known as a producer of Robusta. However, in many regions of the country, the challenges are more a matter of infrastructure, history and knowledge than the environment. For instance, the slopes of […]

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New Seasonal Blend: Early Summer Blend

Coffee Blend

EARLY SUMMER BLEND Uganda Kapchorwa Colombia Inza Cauca Mexico Finca Guadalupe Zaju Brazil Sao Silvestre Flavour: Fruit cocktail, strawberry chocolate, minty finish Acidity: Approachable, wine grapes Body: Medium, syrupy Roast: Light—medium Suitable for: Mokapot, espresso, pourover, Aeropress   UGANDA – KAPCHORWA Owner: 997 farmers Town: Kapchorwa district, Sipi sub-county Varietal(s): SL28, SL 34, & some SL14, Nyasaland & Bugisu Processing: […]

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New Coffee Release: Guatemala Finca Las Nubes

Guatemala Las Nubes

Finca Las Nubes is located high in the mountainous region of Esquipulas on Guatemala’s eastern border – almost edging on Honduras. The area is populated with pine and cypress trees and is a natural haven for many species of wild birds. The farm is remote – some 236kms from Guatemala City and around a 10-hour […]

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New Coffee Release: Colombia La Joyería

Colombia La Joyería

Santa Barbara Estate is composed of 5 sister farms that lie across three neighbouring, geographical regions – Santa Barbara, Fredonia and Amagá. Established in the 1980s, from the beginning Sr. Pedro Echavarria knew that location was crucial. Attracted by diverse microclimates, singular volcanic soils, perfect altitude and a tradition of excellence in coffee production, he […]

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New Seasonal Blend: Spring Blend 2019

Origin Coffee Roasting

Spring Blend 2019 Tanzania – Origin Mill (Rafiki) Uganda – Kapchorwa Mexico – Finca Guadalupe Zaju Flavour: Maple syrup, subtle rosemary, spicy finish Acidity: Apple, red wine grapes Body: Elegant, light syrupy Roast: Light—medium Suitable for: Mokapot, espresso, pourover, Aeropress   Tanzania – Origin Mill (Rafiki) OWNER Smallholder farmers affiliated with Rafiki mill TOWNVarious small towns around […]

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New Coffee Release: Kenya Mchana

Kenya Mchana coffee

A French Group with large interests in palm oil and rubber plantations in Malaysia decided to look for agricultural investments in East Africa. In February 1950, they sent their agent, Mr. Jas Nicoll, with a comfortable chequebook and a very large mandate (any country and almost any crop) to East Africa. Very quickly he came […]

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New Coffee Release: Kenya Handege

Kenya Handege Pulping-coffee

This AB lot was produced by numerous smallholder farmers, all of whom are members of the Ritho Farmers Cooperative Society (FCS) delivering to Handege Coffee Factory (as washing stations/wet mills are called in Kenya). The factory is located around 5 km from Gatundu town, in Kenya’s Kiambu County. The name “Handege” is derived from Ndege, […]

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New Coffee Release: Rwanda Musasa Ruli

Rwanda Musasa Ruli coffee

General coffee info Farm: Musasa: Ruli Varietal: 100% Red Bourbon Processing: Fully washed & sundried on raised beds Altitude: 1 700 to 2 000 metres above sea level Owner: Musasa Dukunde Kawa Cooperative – some 2,148 smallholder farmers Town/City: Ruli Region: Ruli Sector, Gakenke District of Northern Province & Coko Sector, Gakenke District of Northern […]

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