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Collaboration, Community & Le Carnaval du Café (postponed!)

‘Collaboration’ isn’t even our middle name; it’s our first name, which means we really want to work together with awesome people to make awesome things happen. This is why Collaborative Coffee Source has put together a fantastic program for Le

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Collaboration, Community & Le Carnaval du Café (postponed!)

‘Collaboration’ isn’t even our middle name; it’s our first name, which means we really want to work together with awesome people to make awesome things happen. This is why Collaborative Coffee Source has put together a fantastic program for Le

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Tickets now in stock for Le Carnaval du Café 4-6 November 2014

We are happy to tell you the tickets for Le Carnaval du Café 2014 are now in stock, friends! You can buy your ticket from our brand new website lecarnavalducafe.com where you can find all the information of the event. Read

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Tickets now in stock for Le Carnaval du Café 4-6 November 2014

We are happy to tell you the tickets for Le Carnaval du Café 2014 are now in stock, friends! You can buy your ticket from our brand new website lecarnavalducafe.com where you can find all the information of the event. Read

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Le Carnaval du Café will land in La Bellevilloise: 4-6 November 2014

Le Carnaval du Café is a celebration of coffee in a comprehensive sense: it’s a time for illuminating the latest in coffee research, a space where merited farmers and exporters get to share their valuable knowledge and expertise, it’s a

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Le Carnaval du Café will land in La Bellevilloise: 4-6 November 2014

Le Carnaval du Café is a celebration of coffee in a comprehensive sense: it’s a time for illuminating the latest in coffee research, a space where merited farmers and exporters get to share their valuable knowledge and expertise, it’s a

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Coffee Profile: Limu

  Type of Coffee: Limu Variety: Limu Heirloom Area: Limu, Djimmah Altitude (masl): 1800-2000 About This coffee comes from within the Limu area within the Greater Djimmah region. Limu coffee, is not just “Washed Djimmah”. It has its own special genetic profile and its

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Coffee Profile: Limu

  Type of Coffee: Limu Variety: Limu Heirloom Area: Limu, Djimmah Altitude (masl): 1800-2000 About This coffee comes from within the Limu area within the Greater Djimmah region. Limu coffee, is not just “Washed Djimmah”. It has its own special genetic profile and its

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Coffee Profile: Kochere

Type of Coffee: Yirgachefe Variety: Yirgachefe Heirloom Area: Gedeo Town: Kochere Altitude (masl): 1800-2100 About Washed Yirgachefe Kochere is a coffee from GEDEO, but from a smaller geographical area, called Kochere. Kochere coffee is more acidic, with a bright acidity

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Coffee Profile: Kochere

Type of Coffee: Yirgachefe Variety: Yirgachefe Heirloom Area: Gedeo Town: Kochere Altitude (masl): 1800-2100 About Washed Yirgachefe Kochere is a coffee from GEDEO, but from a smaller geographical area, called Kochere. Kochere coffee is more acidic, with a bright acidity

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Coffee Profile: Sidamo Guji

Type of Coffee: Guji Variety: Guji Heirloom Area: Gedeo Altitude (masl): 1770-2100 About This coffee is exported a “Sidamo” in accordance with the Ethiopian Commodities Exchange (ECX) classification system. Under this system, all the coffee produced within the large Sidamo

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Coffee Profile: Sidamo Guji

Type of Coffee: Guji Variety: Guji Heirloom Area: Gedeo Altitude (masl): 1770-2100 About This coffee is exported a “Sidamo” in accordance with the Ethiopian Commodities Exchange (ECX) classification system. Under this system, all the coffee produced within the large Sidamo

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Coffee Profile: Deri Kochoa Guji

Type of Coffee: Guji Variety: Guji Heirloom Area: Gedeb Town: Deri Kochoa Altitude (masl): 1770-2100 About This coffee is exported a “Sidamo” in accordance with the Ethiopian Commodities Exchange (ECX) classification system. Under this system, all the coffee produced within

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Coffee Profile: Deri Kochoa Guji

Type of Coffee: Guji Variety: Guji Heirloom Area: Gedeb Town: Deri Kochoa Altitude (masl): 1770-2100 About This coffee is exported a “Sidamo” in accordance with the Ethiopian Commodities Exchange (ECX) classification system. Under this system, all the coffee produced within

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Craft Coffee in Burundi?

  I was in Burundi in June to cup the freshly harvested coffees. Even though I’ve spent quite a bit of time in Burundi, particularly in the Kayanza province (of increasing fame via Cup of Excellence), this was my first

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Craft Coffee in Burundi?

  I was in Burundi in June to cup the freshly harvested coffees. Even though I’ve spent quite a bit of time in Burundi, particularly in the Kayanza province (of increasing fame via Cup of Excellence), this was my first

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Farm Profile: Sitio da Torre

Name: Fazenda Sitio da Torre Owner: Alvaro Antônio Pereira Coli Total estate area (acre): 65 Total area planted with coffee: 35 Altitude (masl): 1100-1300 Average annual production (bags): 1000 Varietals: Yellow Bourbon, Acaiá, Catuaí and Catucaí About Sitio da Torre

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Farm Profile: Sitio da Torre

Name: Fazenda Sitio da Torre Owner: Alvaro Antônio Pereira Coli Total estate area (acre): 65 Total area planted with coffee: 35 Altitude (masl): 1100-1300 Average annual production (bags): 1000 Varietals: Yellow Bourbon, Acaiá, Catuaí and Catucaí About Sitio da Torre

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Farm Profile: Carmona

Farm: Carmona          Region: Antigua        Altitude (masl): 1500-1800   Farm size (ha): 675; 112.5 dedicated to coffee        Wet/dry mill: Carmona Coffee varieties: Red and Yellow Bourbon            Shade: Gravilea          Owner/Manager: Maria del Socorro Ester Zelaya Aguirre Harvest season: December – April; Peak:

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Farm Profile: Carmona

Farm: Carmona          Region: Antigua        Altitude (masl): 1500-1800   Farm size (ha): 675; 112.5 dedicated to coffee        Wet/dry mill: Carmona Coffee varieties: Red and Yellow Bourbon            Shade: Gravilea          Owner/Manager: Maria del Socorro Ester Zelaya Aguirre Harvest season: December – April; Peak: