Notes of sweet orange, peach, honey, and milk chocolate - roasted full medium. Whole bean.
About the Farm: The Timuza Coffee Cooperative represents about 260 smallholder farmers of the Kamano tribal group, located southwest of Kainantu in the hamlets surrounding Namura town. The soils are a mix of black and brownish red loam, with predominately traditional typica grown under casuarina and albizia shade trees. The Average farm size is 1.4 hectares per family, with adjacent gardens for cultivation of food crops such as sweet potato, taro, and cassava. Farmers have access to training and assistance in financial management, gender equality, coffee husbandry, and standards for processing through local partners. The harvest takes place from April through September, with selective harvest of ripe cherry, manually pulping, fermentation in traditional bilum bags, washing, and full sun-drying. In 2016, Timuza placed 1st in the National Cupping Competition.
Region: Kamano-Kainantu, Eastern Highlands Grower: Timuza Coffee Cooperative Elevation: 1550 to 1800 meters Varietals: Arusha, Mundo Novo, Typica Drying Process: Patio and solar dried machine Harvest Start Month: April Harvest End Month: September Certifications: Organic