Taste Profile: Dark chocolate and cooked blackberry flavors with lots of winey acidity and sugary sweetness.
Country: Papua New Guinea
Farm Name: Kindeng Mill
Region: Western Highlands
Altitude: (MASL) 1520-1770 MASL
Harvest Season: May-September
Varieties: Arusha, Bourbon, Typica
Farm level story
This coffee comes to us from the Kindeng Dry Mill, located in the Jikawa province of Papua New Guinea. It is a blend of coffee purchased in cherry from about 1500 multiple smallholders located in the Kindeng and Arufa municipalities. The average farm size of producers in this area is about 1-2 hectares, and the soil is generally sandy loam and loamy clay. After cherries are received at the mill, they are processed accordingly and dried on raised beds and canvasses. They are moved multiple times a day throughout the average 1-month drying process to ensure an even and uniform average moisture content across the lot. Once the coffee is adequately dried, it is placed into bags, stored in a cool and dry warehouse, hulled, milled, and prepped for export.
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