Grown in volcanic ash, amongst chilis and spices, Indonesian coffees are prized for their unique, unmistakable flavors, velvety mouthfeel, and earthy tones. The secret? Location, location, location. Nestled between the Pacific and Indian Oceans, the Republic of Indonesia is composed of more than 16,000 mountainous, volcanic islands, including arabica coffee favorites, Java, Sumatra, and Sulawesi.... Continue Reading →
Regional coffee profile: Asia
Silky, rich, earthy, spicy, savory, and wild are the words most commonly used to describe Southeast Asia's extraordinary arabica coffees. Spanning multiple bodies of water and countless, soaring volcanic mountain ranges, Asia's dramatic climate and unadulterated old growth forests provide wonderful growing conditions for coffee. In many Asian coffee growing countries, such as Indonesia, the... Continue Reading →
Coffee profile: Sumatra Woolly Rhino
"The only way to save a rhinoceros is to save the environment in which it lives" -David Attenborough Woolly Rhino hails from small, family farms located in the provinces of Lake Tawar and Lake Toba. While this lovely, forested area produces some of Sumatra's finest coffee, it is also home to something far more precious... Continue Reading →
Coffee profile: Sumatra OrangUtan
Sumatran OrangUtan coffee comes from villages west of Lake Tawar, in Sumatra's Gayo Mountains. The Gayo, which means nice, are an ethnic group indigenous to highlands of Aceh province in Indonesia, Sumatra. Sumatra, the world's first commercial coffee exporter, has a long, rich tradition of cultivating coffee plants. The Gayo are very proud of their coffee... Continue Reading →
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