Today, India is the fifth-largest producer of Arabica coffee in the world, behind Brazil, Colombia, Mexico and Ethiopia.
The colour, shape, and size of these beans from India, as well as their aroma and taste, are the result of special post-harvest processing.
Cupping notes: Spicy, earthy, smoky, tobacco notes, wood notes, medium body, medium acidity.
The Andes Mountains run through the department of Huila, Colombia. The area’s resulting mineral-rich soil and microclimates contribute to a celebrated cup profile that’s typically juicy, fruity and complex, with a rich, full body.
Cupping Notes: Well-balanced acidity and a delicate body. It starts off sweet and with slight notes of tart fruit and finishes with a bittersweet, dark-cocoa note.
Sumatra produces some of the most striking and recognizable profiles in the coffee world: earthy, full and packed with cedar and spice.
The Lintong region rises to a high plateau, providing the altitude necessary for Arabica cultivation.
The Grade 1 Triple-Picked distinction is, as one might guess, hand sorted three times, which results in a very consistent cup that includes only perfectly ripe fruit.
Cupping notes: Cherry, lemon, grapefruit, cedar, moss, dark chocolate, nutmeg, savoury; juicy acidity; balanced and clean.
The Yirgacheffe Coffee Farmers’ Cooperative Union (YCFCU) represents more than 300,000 families and indirectly supports the livelihoods and daily survival of more than 15 million people in Ethiopia, through high-quality coffee production.
The YCFCU is involved in several projects, including one that purchased 500 school desks for children in the community.
Cupping notes: Orange, floral and lemon notes; bright, tangy acidity, buttery mouthfeel.