DUMERSO YIRGACHEFFE NATURAL PROCESSED COFFEE
Welcome to the World of Gourmet Ethiopian Yirgacheffee Coffee from DUMERSO. The Cooperative is located in the district of Yirgacheffe. It joined the cooperatives in 2002. Currently, it has 246 Members.it has a stunning altitude between 1750-2300 Yirgacheffe coffees are a renowned for there washed coffees with delicate floral and fruit brightness in the cup Known as the birthplace of coffee, Ethiopia is provided with coffee for export from around 1.1 million farmers.
Most are smallholders, growing varieties known as indigenous Ethiopian heirloom: a myriad of Typica hybrids, and some newer.Though This specific coffee is from a private wetmill in the local community of Dumerso in Yirgacheffe. Mr. Sorafi who owns and runs the wetmill is working closely with BNT, an exporter in Ethiopia in order to increase quality through systematic work at the wetmill.
The Process: The coffee are hand picked by the farmers and their families. After selling the coffee cherries to Mr. Sorafi the good coffee cherries are separated from the inferior ones. The cherries are depulped and the beans are fermented under water for 24 – 36 hours. After fermentation the coffee gets washed, graded and soaked. The coffee gets further sorted for defects while drying on raised beds for about 15 days.