Ethiopia

The Sidama Coffee Farmers’ Cooperative Union (SCFCU) was founded in 2001 to represent coffee producing cooperatives located throughout the Sidama Zone of Southern Ethiopia. As of 2013, the SCFCU has grown to represent 47 cooperatives and 80,000 farmers making the SCFCU the second largest coffee producing cooperative union in Ethiopia. These cooperatives are located in the Sidama zone, at altitudes of 1,800 meters and above.

Varietals: Indigenous Heirloom Cultivars

Altitude: 5900 to 7200 feet above sea level

Process: Natural

Cupping Notes: Sweet with big juicy acidity and a heavy creamy mouthfeel;

fruity with cocoa, strawberry and raspberry, and orange flavors.

Roast Level: City/Light or Full City/Medium