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Ethiopia Yirgacheffe

Negele Gorbitu

Earl Grey tea, jasmine

$16.95

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This elegant-bodied bright micro-lot Ethiopian coffee from the Negele Gorbitu Cooperative tastes of Earl Grey tea, jasmine, orange peel, and candied grapes. Because of their incredible coffee, Negele Gorbitu has grown from $14 and  64 original members to more than 1600 members, $100,000 in capital and a production capacity of 10 containers.

Certified Organic & Fair Trade.

Lot#

ETY181

Flavor

Earl Grey tea, jasmine, orange peel, candied grapes

Brightness

High, citric

Body

Elegant

Region

Yirgacheffe

Elevation

1,800 – 2,300 meters

Variety

Yirgacheffe Heirloom

Producer

Negele Gorbitu Cooperative

Micro-Lot Ethiopian Coffee from Negele Gorbitu

Negele Gorbitu was founded in 1996 following the end of communist rule in Ethiopia and the establishment of the Federal Democratic Republic with geographic divisions according to traditional ethnic divisions.  With seed capital of 400 birr, 64 original members incorporated the cooperative on the border of Oromia and Yirgacheffe regions. By 2011 the organization had grown to over 1600 members with 2.78 million birr of capital and a production capacity of 10 containers.

This micro-lot Ethiopian coffee is one of our highest quality Trekker Series offerings. Beans from the Yirgacheffe region produces very floral, tea-like coffees that have a  distinctive, citrus forward flavor profile. The Negele Gorbitu is a classic example of all of these characteristics. Additionally, Negele Gorbitu is a certified Fair Trade Organic growing cooperative that runs their organization with honesty and integrity, all while producing exceptional coffee.

Thanks to our friends at Cooperative Coffees for helping us share the story of our friends at Negele Gorbitu

You may also enjoy our Fero Cooperative Ethiopian coffee.

Lot#

ETY181

Flavor

Earl Grey tea, jasmine, orange peel, candied grapes

Brightness

High, citric

Body

Elegant

Region

Yirgacheffe

Elevation

1,800 – 2,300 meters

Variety

Yirgacheffe Heirloom

Producer

Negele Gorbitu Cooperative

Micro-Lot Ethiopian Coffee from Negele Gorbitu

Negele Gorbitu was founded in 1996 following the end of communist rule in Ethiopia and the establishment of the Federal Democratic Republic with geographic divisions according to traditional ethnic divisions.  With seed capital of 400 birr, 64 original members incorporated the cooperative on the border of Oromia and Yirgacheffe regions. By 2011 the organization had grown to over 1600 members with 2.78 million birr of capital and a production capacity of 10 containers.

This micro-lot Ethiopian coffee is one of our highest quality Trekker Series offerings. Beans from the Yirgacheffe region produces very floral, tea-like coffees that have a  distinctive, citrus forward flavor profile. The Negele Gorbitu is a classic example of all of these characteristics. Additionally, Negele Gorbitu is a certified Fair Trade Organic growing cooperative that runs their organization with honesty and integrity, all while producing exceptional coffee.

Thanks to our friends at Cooperative Coffees for helping us share the story of our friends at Negele Gorbitu

You may also enjoy our Fero Cooperative Ethiopian coffee.