BRAZIL, RANCHO GRANDE – MANGA LARGA

Coffee production began at the Rancho Grande Farm in 1933, when Mr. Aneite Reis inherited 5 hectares of crops to start production from. Today, the farm is run by José Carlos Reis and his son Flávio (Fafa) Reis, both son and grandson of Mr. Aneite. The farm for diversification also has many cows for dairy and meat production. The mission…

ETHIOPIA, GORO SITE, WEST GUJI

This lot is one of the outturns from the Goro washing station, which is owned and run by Buno General Trading. The washing station is located at 2320masl and the total production from this site is around 600 bags of coffee. This area of Guji is one of the most exciting in all of Ethiopia, with very high altitudes and…

COLOMBIA, LOS CANEROS

This coffee come from Finca Los Caneros which is a small 1ha farm nestled high in the Andes in the town of El Limo in the north west of Antioquia. Los Caneros is owned by Rosa Elena Higuita. In this region the Cooperativa de Caficultores del Occidente de Antioquia (COOPENOCC) supports its members who all mainly work and live on…

INDONESIA, KAYO ARO – KERINCI

Alko Cooperative Located 7 hours drive hours from the city of Padang in the kayo Aro District of West Sumatra this coffee comes from small coffee gardens (0.25ha – 2Ha) which sit in the shadow of the beautiful Kerinci Volcano on the edge of the Kerinci National Park home to the endangered Sumatran Tiger. The people who inhabit this region…

GUATEMALA, LA SOLEDAD

Finca La Soledad has been part of the Perez family for five generations. The farm is located in the green heart of Acatenango region. Its unique microclimate and rich volcanic soil make it a perfect combination for growing high quality coffee with a very distinct profile.  Henio and his two sons, Raul and Jose have been working together with a…

COSTA RICA, CAFÉ RIVENSE / LA GUACA

Café Rivense is a family-run micromill, established in 2005 by Regulo Ureña and Isabel Rojas. All their sons – Ricardo, Mario, Esteban and Luis – are deeply involved in running the farm. It’s located in mid-southern part of Costa Rica, in a micro region called Chirripó.  It’s how well organized it is, with each family member working on specific tasks…

ETHIOPIA, KOKE

Kokie washing station has 10 fermentation tanks to process cherry that is brought by local small holder farmers to them. Located just on the outside edges of Yirgacheffe town, in the Gedeo zone, the area has great growing conditions as well as being notorious for producing classic ‘Ethiopian’ coffee. The reputation is bolstered by the first washing station in Ethiopia…

BRAZIL, CORREGO DAS PEDRAS

Julia Figueiredo is the 4th generation of coffee grower at Corredo Das Pedras in the Figueiredo Family and she came back to coffee in 2015. Initially Julia had decided to study Psychology and pursue a different career but after her studies and spending time at home with the family at their 271ha farm she found that her passion and calling…

GUATEMALA, SAN JOSE DEL LAGO

Finca San Jose del Lago is definitely a must visit farm! It is located in the western highlands of Guatemala in the department of Solola overlooking beautiful lake ATITLAN and not one but three majestic volcanoes – ATITLAN, SAN PEDRO and TOLIMAN.  The farm family history goes back all the way to the beginning of 1900’s and first coffee planting…

COLOMBIA, SERRANIA PERIJA – WOMENS POWER

Many of the women who are members of Asociacion de Mujeres Cafetera Plan Mil are single mothers and arrived in the Serrana del Perij subregion as refugees displaced by violence. Today, thanks to the association and its partners, they are specialty coffee growers utilizing advanced agricultural and processing techniques to produce this excellent Fully washed coffee. The Asociaci n de Mujeres…

KENYA, RUCHU PEABERRY

Ruchu Gacharage FCS has a long history of coffee growing; they created the society in 1961 that date before Kenyan Independence. The Coop manage at the moment five factories: Mukangu, Ruona, Gacharage, Kamichee and Ruchu. In total the cooperative is formed by 3,700 small holders coffee growers.  The Ruchu factory is in particularly accessible location, not too far from town…