Notes from Slightly Coffee Roasters:
Flavor notes: Ripe Pineapple, Mango, Tangerine, Grapefruit
This is a very special coffee from Oromia Ethiopia. Our sourcing partners found an incredible brand new co-op right next to the world famous Yukro and Duromina grow-ops. This coffee has a very unique flavor profile and you can tell how
special it really is from the first sip with notes of pineapple showing through from start to finish.
Notes from our sourcing partner:
Varietal: Indigenous Heriloom Varieties
Location: Kata Muduga Co-op, Oromia, Ethiopia
Altitude: 1,970–2,200 meters
161 co-op members contributed to this lot
Hunda Oli means “the greatest,” in Oromo, the language of the Oromo people, who make up the largest ethnic group in Ethiopia. The Kata Muduga Multi-Purpose Farmer’s Cooperative Union was established in the Gera District, in the Jimma Zone, in August 2016. The cooperative processes coffee with eco-friendly Penagos machines, which use minimal water. One hundred sixty-one members of the co-op contributed to this coffee.
The beans were fermented in soaking tanks for 12 hours, then dried for four to six hours on raised beds fitted only with mesh wire, to allow the water to drain off quickly. Afterward, netting was put over the mesh wire, and the parchment was dried on the tables for 9 to 11 days.