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Origin Information

Grower
Shilicho Cooperative
Variety
Indigenous cultivars
Region
Sidama Zone, Southern Nations, Nationalities, and Peoples' Region, Ethiopia
Harvest
October – December
Altitude
1700 – 2000 masl
Soil
Vertisol
Process
Fully washed and dried on raised beds
Certifications
Fair Trade, Organic

Background Details

This coffee is sourced from family owned farms organized around the Shilicho Cooperative located within the Dara district of the Sidama region. The Shilicho Cooperative currently has 1,712 members. 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.