Region: Oromia Region, Guji Zone
Elevation: 1,900 – 2,200 m.a.s.l
Arabica Variety: Coffea Arabica, Indigenous Heirloom Cultivars
Notes: Cherry, Floral, Lemon Acidity, Cocoa, Berry, Full Smooth Body
The Hambela farm and operations are certified organic. Hambela is grown and processed by community conscious, family-owned, socially responsible METAD. They’ve teamed with USAID to provide training, employ modern farming techniques, and environmental protection methods. They have also adopted a school of more than 400 in Hambela by providing uniforms, benches, tables, and supplementing teachers’ salaries.
METAD owns and operates the first state-of-the-art SCAA certified quality control lab on the African continent. Additionally they are a members of the Ethiopia Chamber of Commerce, Ethiopian Exporters Association, Ethiopian Growers Association, SCAA, SCAE, SCAJ, and AFCA.