This lovely, fruity coffee is a true all-rounder and Tariku infosuitable for all brewing methods. A great example of a natural coffee from Yirgacheffe! Lots of sweet tropical fruit aromas and a good acidity to carry the flavours.

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ETHIOPIA – Yirgacheffe – Gedeo zone

FARMER/PRODUCER: Tariku Mengesha
VARIETY:  74112 Ethiopian landrace
PROCESSING: Natural – Raised beds
ALTITUDE: 2010 meters above sea level
Tariku Mengesha is the solely owner and produced this natural coffee entirely on his farms, the farm is located throughout the Banko Chelchele kebele (neighbourhood) of Gedeb woreda, south of Yirgacheffe and just west of the bulgy border with the vast Oromia region. Coffee is Mengesha’s primary income, which he uses to support his family that includes 10 children (3 boys and 7 girls).
Drying the coffee
Drying the coffee on raised beds at Tariku’s farm in Yirgacheffe
Tariku applied the basic agronomic practices and keep the field free of any weeds, grows pulse crops in his coffee field so as to maintain the fertility of the soil. Also does the pruning practices with the technical help from Technoserve and distict Agricultural experts. He process the coffee with the help of Tesfaye Roba processed this lot as a traditional Natural process, first by soaking the cherries to remove all immature, floaters, overripe and foreign matters and than drying on raised beds for 28 days.
Coffee picking
Picking coffee in Banko Chelchele

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