Category Archives: Ethiopia

CCS Origin Trip to Ethiopia, January 2018

The CCS Sourcing team are currently in Ethiopia with customers and partners from all over the globe including Echo Lou of Coffee Voice, our distribution partners in China. Echo is a talented photographer and she has been documenting the trip

CCS Origin Trip to Ethiopia, January 2018

The CCS Sourcing team are currently in Ethiopia with customers and partners from all over the globe including Echo Lou of Coffee Voice, our distribution partners in China. Echo is a talented photographer and she has been documenting the trip

CCS Warehouse Sale Continues (feat. Mithuti AA, Mugaya AB & Kathakwa AA)

We are moving warehouses from Antwerp to Vollers in Hamburg. There are so many reasons why this is a great thing, not least that we’re having a clearance sale! That means you can pick up some exceptional coffees for bargain

CCS Warehouse Sale Continues (feat. Mithuti AA, Mugaya AB & Kathakwa AA)

We are moving warehouses from Antwerp to Vollers in Hamburg. There are so many reasons why this is a great thing, not least that we’re having a clearance sale! That means you can pick up some exceptional coffees for bargain

Antwerp Warehouse Sale Continues

We are moving warehouses from Antwerp to Vollers in Hamburg. There are so many reasons why this is a great thing, not least that we’re having a clearance sale! That means you can pick up some exceptional coffees for bargain

Antwerp Warehouse Sale Continues

We are moving warehouses from Antwerp to Vollers in Hamburg. There are so many reasons why this is a great thing, not least that we’re having a clearance sale! That means you can pick up some exceptional coffees for bargain

Refrigerated Containers for Ethiopian Coffee

Innovation in Shipping Our visit to Ethiopia a few weeks back was only my second time at origin. I expected to be inundated with information pertaining to all aspects of coffee production. After all, everything you are experiencing at that

Refrigerated Containers for Ethiopian Coffee

Innovation in Shipping Our visit to Ethiopia a few weeks back was only my second time at origin. I expected to be inundated with information pertaining to all aspects of coffee production. After all, everything you are experiencing at that

Ethiopia 2017-2018: Origin Update

Matt and I arrived in Addis at the end of October which is earlier than usual, yet it was perfect timing for what we hoped to achieve: meeting, planning, preparing, receiving and sharing inspiration.

Ethiopia 2017-2018: Origin Update

Matt and I arrived in Addis at the end of October which is earlier than usual, yet it was perfect timing for what we hoped to achieve: meeting, planning, preparing, receiving and sharing inspiration.

The Longevity of Ethiopian Coffees

Hana Kassahun Bililign is one of the most important people we work with in Ethiopia. Her job is not the most romantic, and her view is not the most scenic, but as Store Manager for Moplaco, one of our long-term

The Longevity of Ethiopian Coffees

Hana Kassahun Bililign is one of the most important people we work with in Ethiopia. Her job is not the most romantic, and her view is not the most scenic, but as Store Manager for Moplaco, one of our long-term

WoC Budapest x CCS 2017

Cuppings, Brew Bar featuring your favourite roasters across Europe & more

WoC Budapest x CCS 2017

Cuppings, Brew Bar featuring your favourite roasters across Europe & more

Ethiopia: Coming Back to Cooperative Coffee

Our Previous Relationships with Cooperatives via TechnoServe During the initial phase of Technoserve’s (TNS) work with cooperatives in Ethiopia, Kaffa in Oslo imported green coffee directly (pre-CCS) and roasted a few lots from some of the TNS supported washing stations,

Ethiopia: Coming Back to Cooperative Coffee

Our Previous Relationships with Cooperatives via TechnoServe During the initial phase of Technoserve’s (TNS) work with cooperatives in Ethiopia, Kaffa in Oslo imported green coffee directly (pre-CCS) and roasted a few lots from some of the TNS supported washing stations,

Situation in Ethiopia

Over the last nine months, there have been waves of protest and unrest occurring in the Oromia region, which has led us to cancel our planned trip to Ethiopia in the coming weeks. Amidst the protests and subsequent killings, we

Situation in Ethiopia

Over the last nine months, there have been waves of protest and unrest occurring in the Oromia region, which has led us to cancel our planned trip to Ethiopia in the coming weeks. Amidst the protests and subsequent killings, we

Coffee Profile: Washed Gesha, Gesha Village Estate

    Name: Gesha Village Nearest Town: Gesha Location: Southwest Ethiopia Average Annual Rainfall (mm): 1150 Altitude (masl): 1900-2100m Number of hectares: 471 Hectares cultivated: 320 Shade: Agro-forestry system with mix of indigenous shade trees Process: Washed Drying Method: Sun Harvest

Coffee Profile: Washed Gesha, Gesha Village Estate

    Name: Gesha Village Nearest Town: Gesha Location: Southwest Ethiopia Average Annual Rainfall (mm): 1150 Altitude (masl): 1900-2100m Number of hectares: 471 Hectares cultivated: 320 Shade: Agro-forestry system with mix of indigenous shade trees Process: Washed Drying Method: Sun Harvest