Ethiopia, Shimekt Daba / Light Roast

Ethiopia, Shimekt Daba / Light Roast

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Tasting Notes: milk chocolate, strawberry, floral

Producer: Mr. Shimekt Daba’s coffee plantation

Origin: Limu Kosa District, Jimma Zone (SW Ethiopia) 

Altitude: 1900-2000 masl

Variety: Indigenous Heirloom

Process: Natural

Harvest: Oct-January 2018

From our importing partner, Keffa Coffee: "Mr. Shimekt Daba is a visionary who is committed to creating a better future for Ethiopia’s coffee grower’s community.

The cultural practices at the farm are geared towards balanced ecology and conservation based and grown in a sustainable way that considers social and economic aspects. Emphasis is given to maintaining soil fertility and conservation using shade, mulch, cover crop and construction ridges where there is a slope. No chemical fertilizer and insecticides are being used.

The company has a robust operating structure that drives ongoing quality operations and production goals by having an on-site quality manager with vast experience in coffee processing and quality control. They have 10 full-time technical and support staff and 100 part-time employees. This creates local employment opportunities and provides an elevated level of sustainability for the people within the local community that are employed at the Shimeket Daba Coffee Plantation.”

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