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Ethiopia Guji Adola Aladdo Grade 1 Washed

Origin Ethiopia /

Supplier Lalisaa Project /

Altitude 1682 masl /

Crop Year 2019 /

Varietal Mixed Heirloom Varieties /

Product Code 6724.01

About Ethiopia Guji Adola Aladdo Grade 1 Washed

Perched above Anfrara, the Girma Eshetu Station produces a fine line of both washed and natural coffees. The owner, Girma, is a man of many talents and is the owner of numerous enterprises. Preferring to work with coffee however, he also manufactures pulping machines produced locally in Ethiopia.

Coffee processed at the Girma Eshetu CWS with cherry from Anferara (a village district) farmers. This well-balanced coffee cups sweet with delicate floral notes and nutty undertones.

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About Lalisaa Project

Lalisaa is a term used to describe something that is flourishing and growing. Historically, a majority of Ethiopia’s coffee producers have not been able to enjoy a direct relationship with the buyer of their coffee. This lack of transparency and equitable trade structure left most farmers with no incentive or know how to develop their crop, despite having the world’s most diverse and distinct coffee.

Due to recent changes in regulation, even the little guys can directly export their coffee to foreign markets and with Ethiopia’s staggering levels of varietal diversity, we believe that new amazing coffees are just waiting to be discovered. We have partnered with several washing stations and farmers to create truly transparent and sustainable supply chains. Sucafina Ethiopia provide training on agronomy best practices and help organize farmers into groups to wean them off the need of intermediaries in the field so they can deliver directly to the washing or drying stations. In addition to the farmer training we provide training at the washing and drying stations to ensure the farmers’ hard work is processed perfectly.

We have launched a pilot of the Lalisaa Project near Shakiso, Guji, where we have partnered with six coffee mills. This region receives ample rainfall and is marked by steep mountainous terrain. Perfect conditions to support the vast array of coffee found here. Only recently have Guji coffees been distinguished from neighbouring Sidamo and Yirgacheffe producing areas. Due to their immense quality and unique profiles however, they are quickly gaining international recognition.


May 24, 2019

General Comments: Clean, juicy profile with light to medium body. Comes in with notes like Nectarine, Apricot, Green Apple, Strawberry, Tropical Fruit.