Organic Ethiopia Hama Rago


Viroqua, WI

Organic Ethiopia Hama Rago

Funky & Fruity

If love’s in the air, it smells like this organic coffee. Carefully processed from cherry-rich Ethiopian soil, it’s jam-packed with flavors.
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    • Berry Fruit, Tropical Fruit, Ripe Fruit
    About the Roaster
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    Viroqua, WI
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    Fun Fact
    Wonderstate works exclusively with growers who practice organic and sustainable production methods.
    Organic Ethiopia Hama Rago
    • Natural/Dry Processed icon
      Natural/Dry Processed
    • Rago Kochere icon
      Sub Region
      Rago Kochere
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      Hama Cooperative
    • October - December 2017 2017 icon
      Harvest Time
      October - December 2017 2017
    • 1800 - 2100 icon
      1800 - 2100
    • Wolisho, Kudume, Dega, Heirloom varieties icon
      Wolisho, Kudume, Dega, Heirloom varieties
    Roaster’s Notes
    The highlands of Kochere, Ethiopia are a mosaic of livestock, motorcycles, small coffee farms and raised drying beds lush with perfectly ripe red coffee cherry, drying slowly in the African sun. Here the 1,847 members of the Hama Cooperative live and grow some of world's best coffee. The Hama Cooperative sources coffee from nine different communities throughout the Kochere region and this particular lot comes from one of the highest altitude Kebeles (towns) in Kochere called Rago. When farmers deliver their harvest to the cooperative, cherries are floated in water to separate out those with less density. This practice is common in Latin America, but less so in Ethiopia. This added layer of quality control ensures that the cherries that make it to the drying tables are jam-packed with sugars that impart an intense sweetness as they dry on the seed for the next couple of weeks. This sweetness and complex fruit flavor comes through beautifully in the cup. We couldn't be more excited to offer this special selection from the Hama Cooperative and look forward to working with this group for years to come.

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