Ethiopia Fair Trade
Café Altura Ethiopia Fair Trade is a light roast which offers notes of sweet citrus and florals. Its sale also benefits the Fairtrade certification, which helps support the economic viability of coffee farming around the world.
Region: Gedeo Zone, Southern Nations, Nationalities, and Peoples Region, Ethiopia.
Altitude: 1650-2700 Meters
Variety: Indigenous Heirloom
Process: Fully washed and dried on raised beds
Grower: Worka Cooperative
Certification: Fair Trade, Organic, Non-GMO
This coffee is sourced from family-owned farms organized around the Worka Cooperative located in the Gedeb District, Gedeo Zone, Southern Nations, Nationalities, and Peoples' Region, Ethiopia. The Worka Cooperative was established in 2005 and currently has approximately 300 members. In 2005, the cooperative joined the Yirgacheffe Coffee Farmers Cooperative Union (YCFCU), an umbrella organization established 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.