Worka Chelbesa

Worka Chelbesa

Regular price $18.50

Berry Jam • Jasmine • Plum

Last year we offered a washed coffee from this same group. In cupping through the offer lots this year we were very impressed with this natural! A very traditional natural processed coffee, sweet, fruit forward and candy-like.

When it comes to buying from small producers in Southern Ethiopia, it’s all about location, location, location. If raw cherry prices are constant throughout the region, farmers will sell their ripe harvest at the washing station closest to their farm. SNAP is an Ethiopian exporter that owns several buying and wet milling stations in Ethiopia’s southern coffee nexus. Their new outpost in the small hamlet of Danche was chosen in an effort to specifically purchase from farmers in nearby Chelbesa village, thereby isolating the microregion’s distinct profile. This particular lot came from over 450 small producers in this specific area. The broader zone of Gedeo is the home of the “Yirgacheffe” profile, a classic Natural  Ethiopian style brimming with candy-like berries and cocoa. 

Christian Rotsko

Director of Green Coffee

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