Reginal coffee profile: Africa

Bright, winey, smooth, intense... Africa, largely believed to be the birthplace of coffee, possesses extraordinary coffee growing conditions with its soaring, majestic mountain ranges, consistent equatorial climate, and pristine old growth forests. From crisp and clean to exotic and honey-toned, African coffees have an elegant, assertive complexity bound to bewitch all who love a bright, crisp,... Continue Reading →

Rwanda Karongi coffee

Rwanda’s coffee history is one of redemption, courage, and unqualified commitment to a better tomorrow. Known as the Land of the Thousand Hills, Rwanda’s geography and topography are near ideal for coffee growing: rich volcanic soil resting on peaks that soar 5,500 - 6,500 feet above sea level, full sun, and a constant equatorial mist.... Continue Reading →

Zaire Kivu

Lake Kivu, nestled high in Africa's Kivu province, is boarded by active volcanos on the northeast and southeast and by Africa's Great Rift Valley to the extreme east. It's in this serene spot, situated between Zaire and Rwanda, in a temperate environment 5,000 feet above sea level, that these incredible coffee plants grow. When properly cultivated, harvested, and processed, Zaire... Continue Reading →

Ethiopian Yirgacheffe

Ethiopia, a stunningly beautiful nation located on the African Horn, is the most populated landlocked country in the world. Bordered by Kenya to the south, Eritreia to the north, Djibuti and Somalia to the east, and Sudan and South Sudan to the west, Ethiopia is extraordinarily diverse with over 80 ethnic groups and a multitude of... Continue Reading →

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