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Ethiopia Yirgacheffe


Ethiopia Yirgacheffe


Ethiopia Yirgacheffe Washed Gedeb Alemu Bukato - medium roast, notes of lemon-lime, jasmine tea, nectarine, and pineapple.

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Grower: 700 coffee producers organized around Alemu Bukato washing station

Variety: Indigenous heirloom varieties and selections

Region: Yirgachefe District, Gedeo Zone, Southern Nations, Nationalities and Peoples' Regional State, Ethiopia

Harvest: October - December

Altitude: 1900 – 2100 masl

Soil: Luvisols

Process: Fully washed after pulping and fermenting, followed by an overnight soak, then dried on raised beds

Ethiopia Yirgacheffe 1 Washed Gedeb Alemu Bukato GrainPro is sourced from 700 family owned farms located within the Gedeb Districtin the Gedeo Zone, Southern Nations, Nationalities and Peoples’ Region. Ethiopia. 700 coffee farmers deliver ripe cherries to the Alemu Bukato’s washing station where they are carefully stored, depulped, fermented, washed, and then placed on raised beds designed to ensure proper air circulation and temperature control for and optimal drying process. Coffee is turned regularly on the beds to prevent damage during the drying process. Coffee is stored in a local warehouse after the moisture is reduced to between 11.5 and 12 percent. Then the beans are transported to Addis Ababa, the capital of Ethiopia, to be milled and bagged prior to export.