In December the coffee farmers in Ethiopia go through their busiest time of the year. That's when we go there, meet them and select the harvest
When we ask people at our coffee tastings around Switzerland whether they’ve ever heard of something called “Cold Brew”, most of them shake their heads. The “new” way of drinking coffee has not yet conquered Switzerland.
Black cold coffee might sound awful to some of you (and so it does to me), but trust me, cold brew is worth a try. It will make you realize the magic of cold coffee. In a nutshell, cold-brewed coffee is ground coffee steeped in cold water for almost a day and then strained. Still [...]
„Ethiopia is the birthplace of coffee“. That's what you will hear at least once a day when travelling through the coffee regions of Ethiopia. And it's true, Ethiopia is where the arabica coffee tree originates and where it still grows wild. It is also the country with the highest number of arabica varieties in the world. Even [...]
“Before, we used to sell our coffee for 1.50 to 2 Birr but now we can sell it for 10 to 15 Birr”, said Kedir Aba Megal, one of the farmers of Bufeta Gibe, the cooperative that produces our coffee.