Joe Bean Roasters // Kenya Kabare

Joe Bean Roasters // Kenya Kabare

Kenya Kabare cooperative and its farmer members have a rich history. Their first coffee trees were planted in 1954, and today the cooperative has grown to encompass an impressive eleven different wet mills: Kiringa, Konyu, Karani, Kiang’ombe, Kaboyo, Mukure, Mukengeria, Kimandi, Kathata, […]

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Honest Coffee Roasters // Kenya Kiangoi

Honest Coffee Roasters // Kenya Kiangoi

Over the past few years, the Kenyan government has been loosening its grip on coffee exportation, and farmers are now able to make better returns through direct trade agreements. As a result, Kenyan cup quality is continuing to improve year after year. […]

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Honest Coffee Roasters // Ethiopia Hagermaryam Guji

Honest Coffee Roasters // Ethiopia Hagermaryam Guji

This Grade 1 quality natural Sidama coffee is from the Hagermaryam ward, located within the Guji zone, which lies within the Southern Nation, Nationalities, and Peoples Region (SNNPR). There are roughly 700 farmers that contribute to the privately owned Cheri […]

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Tinker Coffee Company // Malawi Misuku Cooperative

Tinker Coffee Company // Malawi Misuku Cooperative

My first coffee from Malawi comes to us from the Malawi Misuku Cooperative, one of six cooperatives that come together to form the Mzuzu Coffee Planters Cooperative Union. The Mzuzu Coffee Farmers’ Cooperative works with 3000 producers from six villages in northern […]

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Eastlick Coffee // Ethiopia Biftu Gudina

Eastlick Coffee // Ethiopia Biftu Gudina

Derived from Amharic language, Biftu Gudina means “ray of development.” The cooperative was established in 2012, and is located in the Agaro – Goma woreda (district) within the Jimma zone. There are about 130 smallholders who are members of Biftu […]

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