Ethiopia Yirgacheffe OCFCU G2 Fairtrade - Organic
In Ethiopia, the Oromia Coffee Farmers Cooperative Union (OCFCU) is a farmer-owned cooperative with members from across the Oromia Regional State, which accounts for 65 percent of the country’s total coffee-growing land.
The group has an excellent reputation for supporting its members and their communities—and for having women in prominent positions throughout the organization. Its pays 70 percent of its net profit back to the cooperatives, which in turn pay 70 percent of their profit to the member farmers. Farmers benefit by being paid three times during each season, which allows for greater stability.
This bean is full of bright flavors, and leaves little to no aftertaste and is a classic amongst craft coffee lovers.
Cupping notes: Tomato, tropical, blueberry; juicy, rich body.
Growing Altitude: 1,770–2,200 meters above sea level
Arabica Variety: Indigenous heirloom
Milling Process: Washed, dried on raised beds