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Ethiopia Mustefa Abakeno


Juicy and round acidity similar to tangerine, black tea with milk and orange marmalade sweetness

Mustefa Abakeno is a smallholder farmer who owns 18 hectares of land near to Agaro in the Jimma area of Western Ethiopia.

The farm and wet mill is located 2040 masl and is planted with various variety selections from the Jimma research centre.

Mustefa has a small disk pulper, which he uses for his washed coffee and the other half is dried as a natural.

Due to a lack of water in the area and limited space to ferment the coffee, Mustefa ferments the coffee for a short period of time before he moves it to his drying beds, and the result is something like a light honey process more than a full natural.

The washed lots such as this one are fermented for eight hours and dried on raised bed for a time-span that range between thirteento sixteen days.

Mustefa has recently registered as an exporter in order to start selling his coffee directly to buyers, which he is now able to do since the changes to regulation in Ethiopia. He has set up a small wet mill where he processeshis farm’s and outgrowers’ coffee, which he keeps separate and dries on raised beds near his house.

Mustefa’s outgrowers are all neighbours and have between 4 and 10 hectares of land each. He is processing both natural and washed coffee and all of it is dried semi-shaded.

All our coffee is sold as whole beans, which we recommend for optimum flavour and freshness.
2040 MASL
Fully washed and screen-dried on raised beds
Various small growers
Mustefa Abakeno
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