Tag: OQ Coffee Company

OQ Coffee Company // Rum Barrel Ethiopia Gelana Abaya

OQ Coffee Company // Rum Barrel 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 […]

OQ Coffee Company // Guatemala BioCafe Farm

OQ Coffee Company // Guatemala BioCafe Farm

Located in Acatenango, BioCafe is a 25 manzana coffee farm. The land has been farmed and owned by one family, the Olivias, for some time. In 2013, however, Soila Olivia leased the farming rights to Sergio Lopez, the owner of an organic fertilizer company (Bio […]