Africa

Reunion Island Coffee // Kenya Miiri

Reunion Island Coffee // Kenya Miiri

From 1934-1963 Scott Labs was contracted to perform research and development of varieties in Kenya. The two most successful hybrids they created are SL28 & SL34. These are the two varietals that make up the Miiri. The quality of these hybrids is evident as it was the […]

Broom Wagon Coffee // Costa Rica CoopeTarrazu

Broom Wagon Coffee // Costa Rica CoopeTarrazu

CoopeTarrazu RL was founded in 1960 with a capital investment of $5,800 from 228 small coffee growers. Today, they run the biggest wet mill of Costa Rica, processing more than 110,000 bags of green coffee from 3,000 producers. About 85% of the producers affiliated to […]

Broom Wagon Coffee // Kenya Kiamabara AA

Broom Wagon Coffee // Kenya Kiamabara AA

This coffee comes from the town of Karatina in the Mathira East district of the Nyeri region of Kenya. This coffee is processed at the Kiamabara Washing Station and has 910 contributing farmers, 345 of which are female. On average, each farmer cultivates 200 trees. […]

Tinker Coffee // Ethiopia Gelana Abaya

Tinker Coffee // Ethiopia Gelana Abaya

Since 2008, much (if not most) of Ethiopia’s coffee goes anonymously through the privately owned, government-warehoused Ethiopia Commodity Exchange (ECX). Aside from cooperatives and large estates, coffees are sold through the ECX to exporters and in the processes rebranded by region. Or…more or less by region. This […]

Tinker Coffee // Kenya Kiruga PB

Tinker Coffee // Kenya Kiruga PB

Farmers in Othaya planted their first coffee trees in 1956. The Coop has 19 wet mills. The Coop is located in Nyeri County, Othaya district, Eastern slopes of Aberdare ranges. Farmers selectively handpick ripe cherries that are delivered for wet milling the same day. The […]