Origin Information

Grower
Adado Cooperative
Variety
Indigenous heirloom cultivars
Region
Gedeo Zone, Southern Nations, Nationalities and Peoples' Region, Ethiopia
Harvest
October – December
Altitude
1,750 – 2,350 meters
Soil
Luvisols
Process
Eco-pulped without water and dried on raised beds
Certifications

Background Details

This coffee is sourced from family-owned farms organized around the Adado Cooperative located within the coffee region of Yirgacheffe in the Gedeo Zone, Southern Nations, Nationalities and Peoples' Region, Ethiopia.  The Adado Cooperative currently has 1,128 members.  In 2002, the cooperative joined the Yirgacheffe Coffee Farmers Cooperative Union (YCFCU), an umbrella organization established in 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.