Origin Information

Grower
Shilicho Cooperative
Variety
Indigenous heirloom cultivars
Region
Sidama Zone, Southern Nations, Nationalities, and Peoples' Region, Ethiopia
Harvest
October – December
Altitude
1,700 – 2,000 meters
Soil
Vertisol
Process
Fully washed and dried on raised beds
Certifications
Fair Trade, Organic

Background Details

ETHIOPIA SIDAMA 2 FTO SHILCHO ECOTACT coffee is sourced from family owned farms organized around the Shilicho Cooperative located in the district of Dara within the Sidama Zone, Southern Nations Nationalities, and Peoples' Region, Ethiopia. The Shilicho Cooperative joined the Sidama Coffee Farmers Cooperative Union (SCFCU), an umbrella organization established 2001 to support a sustainable coffee supply from cooperatives in the Sidama region. SCFCU supports forty-six cooperatives with more than 80,000 farmer-members.