Organic Ethiopian Yirgacheffe

Roasted Coffee
$15.95

Certifications

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Fair Trade Certified Kosher Certified USDA Organic Certified

About

This sweet and mild organic Ethiopian Yirgacheffe coffee is Fair Trade and USDA Organic Certified. With hints of bright citruses like sweet tangerine and lime, the acidity level is powerful and bright, while the cup finishes with a dry, lemon tea finish.

The cooperative that produces this exceptional Fair Trade Organic Ethiopian Yirgacheffe was founded in 2012 and helps farmers in the area maintain a sustainable life. All 177 members help to lovingly produce the high quality coffees that thrive in the region.

Bags of Organic Ethiopian Yirgacheffe and Organic Mexican coffee side by side.

Roast Level

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light dark

Medium roasting introduces Maillard (browned and deep) notes to the cup, such as spice, caramel, and toasted nuts. Medium roasts may feature a little oil on the beans.

Bowl of Organic Ethiopian Yirgacheffe coffee beans.

Roast Body

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Mild Body

Often described as tea-like and smooth, mild-bodied coffees tend to be light and bright on the palate.

Cupping Notes

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Lemon

Tangerine

Lime

Processing

A coffee’s process describes how the seed (aka the coffee bean) is separated from the coffee cherry. Popular methods include washed, dry, and honey, but there are many other processes that put special emphasis on different aspects of these methods.

The washing process

washed

Fully washed
The drying process

dried

Dried on raised beds
The varietal type

varietal

Indigenous Heirloom

Timeline

Harvest and export times are based off when a particular coffee will be at its peak quality. Cherries picked at the start of the harvest season tend to be underdeveloped, and those picked at the end are often overdeveloped, so producers aim for that sweet spot in the middle.

Harvest

Nov - Feb

Export

Feb - Aug
Two Ethiopian farmers proudly holding up a basket of coffee cherries.

Ethiopia

African coffee is consistently ranked as some of the best on the planet, in part because that’s where coffee was born. Every varietal in existence is the product of Ethiopian and Sudanese coffee plants’ incredible voyage around the world. From fruity and syrupy to earthy and tea-like, Africa’s variably high growing ...

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