BANCO GOTETE // ETHIOPIA
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Hailing from a region famed for exotic flavours, this coffee still stands above the rest. The natural processing shines without overpowering the delicate flavours inherent in this lovely coffee. Expect bold fruit flavours, heavy body and vanilla sweetness to seal the deal.
Farmers: Various Smallholders
Region: Banco Gotete, Gedeo, Yirgacheffe
Taste: Eton Mess with a dose of vanilla and raspberries on top
This wonderful coffee was processed, milled and exported by ‘ Legu Trading ‘, coming into the UK via the specialty importers ‘Mercanta’. Their assurance that Legu is paying workers premiums, employing local people and guaranteeing 8-hour workdays gives us confidence this coffee is well traded.
The farmers living around the town of Banco Gotete tend to own less than a hectare of land and grow coffee alongside other subsistence crops . Coffee will usually be interspersed with sweet potato, mangos, and avocados . The farming here is all organic by necessity, simply because the smallholders cannot afford fertilisers.