Ethiopia is considered to be the birthplace of coffee. As in the past, a lot of coffee grows wild in the forests of the Yirgacheffe region.
Our coffee comes from the area of Aricha and is planted there by over 650 small farmers in the shade of large trees. The coffee grows at an altitude of 1,900 to 2,100 meters above sea level. and is brought to the processing station in Aricha after the harvest, which lasts from October to January.
The small farmers make sure that only the very ripe, red cherries are picked and then placed directly on so-called “African Beds” to dry in the sun. After this process, the moisture content of the beans is around 12%. The coffee is then peeled and ready for export.
The name Aricha originally comes from a legend that says that when an old man gets white hair, the bark of the aged trees also turns white. Since these trees are widespread, they call it "Aricha".
The taste of Aricha Grade 1 impresses with its harmonious aroma with the sweetness of dark berries, honey and the acidity of lime. With the subtle flavors of jasmine and wine, this coffee ensures an exotic and aromatic finish.