Origin Information

Grower
Koke Cooperative
Variety
Indigenous heirloom
Region
Gedeo Zone, Southern Nations, Nationalities and Peoples' Region, Ethiopia
Harvest
October – December
Altitude
1750 – 2300 meters
Soil
Vertisol
Process
Fully washed and dried on raised beds
Certifications
Fair Trade, Organic

Background Details

ETHIOPIA YIRGACHEFFE 2 FTO KOKE is sourced from family-owned farms organized around the Koke Cooperative located within the coffee region of Yirgacheffe in the Gedeo Zone, Southern Nations, Nationalities and Peoples' Region, Ethiopia. The Koke Cooperative currently has 828 members. In 2002, the cooperative joined the Yirgacheffe Coffee Farmers Cooperative Union (YCFCU), an umbrella organization established 2002 to support a sustainable coffee supply from cooperatives in the Gedeo ethnic region of Ethiopia. There are twenty-six other cooperatives affiliated with the YCFCU totaling more than 45,000 members.