From the smallholder farmers of the Sidama Zone within the Sidama Coffee Farmers Cooperative Union (SCFCU) founded in 2001. SCFCU represents 51 of the coffee producing cooperatives located throughout the Sidama Zone of the southern Ethiopia that's approximately 76,000 small scale farmer families. SCFCU is the second largest Coffee Farmers Cooperative Union in Ethiopia.
Coffee produced from SCFCU are shade grown in low densities under the canopies of the indigenous trees and enset (and Ethiopian banana). Stretching across mountains of Bensa to the valley of Dale and Aleta Wendo.
Washed coffee from the Sidama zone has pronounced acidity with fruit flavors( from red fruits, blueberries) to lemon flavors and aromas. A medium body and a bitter cocoa finish.
The Sidamo natural process ( unwashed) provide a tasting profile of fruit flavors, low acidity with a rich full body.
Roast Level: Medium- Light Roast
Tasting Notes: Milk chocolate, Fruity, Caramel
Process: Full natural, sorted by hand. Dried on raised bed
Origin: Sidama Zone, Ethiopia
Grower: Smallholder Farmers from the Sidama Zone
Varieties: Indigenous Heirloom Cultivars
Availability: Year Round