Batdorf and Bronson Coffee Roasters // Kenya Kiangoi AA

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. The Kenya Kiangoi is a great example of this pioneering movement. The Kirinyaga district, where… Read More Batdorf and Bronson Coffee Roasters // Kenya Kiangoi AA

Craft Coffee // Rwanda Rulindo Cocatu Cooperative

Cocatu Cooperative is a group located in the area of Tumba town, in the mountainous Rulindo district, Northern Rwanda. Located at 1820 meters, the coop actually draws coffee from the surrounding hills of 2000+ meters. Cocatu Cooperative is one of the surviving cooperatives from a time when many were formed but few truly prospered. The problem… Read More Craft Coffee // Rwanda Rulindo Cocatu Cooperative

Spotted Cow Coffee Company // Ethiopia Chelelektu

Buying from Ethiopia continues to be a challenge. The cupping table always shows some amazing coffees; however, buying through the Ethiopian Commodity Exchange continues to be difficult for buyers who require some traceability or back story with the coffees they’re interested in. So, you have to become a sort of detective tracking down that sort of… Read More Spotted Cow Coffee Company // Ethiopia Chelelektu