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ETHIOPIA Yirgacheffe Konga

ETHIOPIA Single origin Upstream Imports Wote Konga Wetmill Yirgacheffe

ETHIOPIA Yirgacheffe Konga

This is a fully washed coffee from Wote Konga wetmill in the Yirgacheffe region, Ethiopia. The coffee pictured here by Upstream Coffee Imports (@upstreamimports) is in its parchment (dried). Taken after the ripened-cherries are delivered to the wetmill for careful sorting and pulping, before fermentation for 36-48 hours, depending on the climactic conditions. The cherries are a collection from different local smallholder farmers growing heirloom varieities at altitudes of 1,800 - 2,000 masl.  Once the coffee has dried to the right level, it is graded and intensively sorted and handpicked to remove defect beans, before being bagged in GrainPro for export. The...

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