DECAF ETHIOPIA FT-FLO/USA ORGANIC NATURAL SIDAMO ROYAL SELECT SWISS WATER PROCESS – 33482 – June 2024 Delivery – RCWHSE

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Grade 4 Grade 4 is considered a mid-range grade and still exhibits notable characteristics. Grade 4 coffee beans are smaller in size and have a varying level of defects, including under-ripe beans, known as quakers. While they may not exhibit the same level of complexity and flavor as the higher grades, they can still offer a satisfying taste experience with distinct Ethiopian coffee characteristics, including earth and fruit tones.

Check out our Guide to Ethiopian Coffee Grades

About this coffee

Grower

Oromia Coffee Farmers Cooperative

Altitude

1550 – 2200 masl

Variety

Indigenous heirloom

Soil

Vertisol

Region

Oromia Region, Ethiopia

Process

Full natural and dried on raised beds

Harvest

October – December

Certification

Fair Trade (FT FLO/USA) | Organic

Coffee Background

DECAF ETHIOPIA FT-FLO/USA ORGANIC NATURAL SIDAMO ROYAL SELECT SWISS WATER PROCESS is curated from lots that the Royal team has selected based on cup profile, physical preparation, and potential to express excellently once decaffeinated. During the Swiss Water process, the green coffee is hydrated to expand the beans for caffeine extraction. The hydrated green coffee is then introduced to Green Coffee Extract (GCE), a unique solution of concentrated coffee solubles that allows the caffeine to leave the green coffee via osmosis while minimizing the loss of desired flavor compounds. Once the caffeine has been removed the green coffee is re-dried and re-bagged for transport, and the GCE is filtered of its caffeine through proprietary carbon filters and recycled to be used again.