Timor Leste Single Origin

Bean Details

  • Origin: TIMOR LESTE
  • Region: Ainaro, South Western Timor
  • Producer: Small holder farmers
  • Type: Arabica
  • Varietals: Typica, local hybrids
  • Processing: Washed
  • Altitude: 1500 MASL
  • Prep: Hand picked, sorted

FLAVOUR DETAIL

CUPPING

Fruity, bright, cocoa notes, biscuity, pleasant acidity

 

Timor small holder farmers

About 80% of coffee in East Timor is high-quality Arabica varietals grown by approximately 67,000 small growers, 45% of which rely on coffee for their sole income. The majority of coffee is wet-milled or washed within 24 hours of picking.

The coffee industry in Timor-Leste is gradually being rebuilt after the conflicts with a number of non-profit and aid agencies assisting farmers with advice and support. This is assisting farmers increase the coffee quality which will lead to better prices for their crops.

 

 

 




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