Origin Information

Grower
Sidama Coffee Farmers Cooperative Union (SCFCU)
Variety
Indigenous heirloom cultivars
Region
Sidama Zone, Ethiopia
Harvest
October – December
Altitude
1,700 – 2,060 meters
Soil
Vertisol
Process
Fully washed and dried on raised beds
Certifications
Organic

Background Details

ETHIOPIA SIDAMA 2 ORGANIC PEABERRY GRAINPRO coffee is sourced from family owned farms organized around Sidama Coffee Farmers Cooperative Union (SCFCU), an umbrella organization established 2001 to support a sustainable coffee supply from cooperatives throughout the Sidama region.  SCFCU supports forty-six cooperatives with more than 80,000 farmer-members by providing access to financing, capacity building opportunities, and education for children.  SCFCU also has established relationships with the international coffee markets, which facilitate greater earning capacity for farmers.