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New single origin - Sumatra Aceh Takengon Pegasing

aceh coffee direct trade espresso Single origin sumatra

  Aceh is well known for producing one of the most remarkable Sumatran coffees in the world. This lot of Aceh coffee is sourced by Aliong that run SariMakmur dry mills in Aceh; which consists of approximately 5,000 small farmers. Wet hulled “Giling Basah” is traditional coffee processing method only done in Sumatra. As part of Corporate Social Responsibility, SariMakmur has been working with farmers’ education through this facility for proper crop management to increase production yield hence better welfare for farmers. The team also host regular meeting with collectors to ensure continuous education to farmers. This practice has proven...

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Know the roast!

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You may not be aware but coffee roasting is a process that requires very high levels of precision to achieve a perfect roast. Let’s try to understand the process in a bit more detail. In roasting, coffee beans undergo some chemical changes with a increase in temperature, and release energy at two different time intervals first and second crack. Now, the process of roasting can be stopped anywhere between the first time interval (first crack) and the second interval (second crack) to obtain a variety of roast types. Levels of roasting greatly influence the taste and flavour of coffee or espresso drinks....

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