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Origin Information

Grower
Producers organized around the Daniel Yilak’s processing station
Variety
Indigenous heirloom cultivars
Region
Hambela Wamena woreda, Guji Zone, Oromia Region, Ethiopia
Harvest
November - January
Altitude
1850 – 2000 masl
Soil
Vertisol
Process
Full natural and sun-dried on raised beds
Certifications
Decaf

Background Details

Decaf Ethiopia Guji 4 Natural Royal Select Water Process coffee 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 water process, the green coffee is pre-soaked in water to expand the beans for caffeine extraction. The hydrated green coffee is then introduced to a unique solution of concentrated coffee solubles that draw out the caffeine while minimizing the loss of flavor compounds. Once the caffeine has been removed the green coffee is re-dried and re-bagged for transport, and the extract solution is filtered of its caffeine and recycled to be used again.