Name: Demeka Becha
ROAST DATE: 4/8/2021
We continue to be impressed by the stunning flavors that Demeka Becha has to offer through its various processes. The Zero Oxygen fermentation Process (commonly referred to as anaerobic or carbonic maceration) used to process this coffee helped enhance the sweetness and complexity of this coffee which resulted in a beautifully vibrate cup. This is not your average coffee.
The heart, perhaps the true engine, of the family is Genet Haile Endeshow, Tsegab’s mother and Ayele’s wife. She fills up their lives and the home with her warmth, and her embrace expands to include everyone who has the privilege of working with the family and their coffee producing sites. She’ll make you a killer doro wat or chicken stew, which is served to honor guests in Ethiopia, and follow it up with traditional Ethiopian buna (coffee), served on her porch below the flowering vines that shade it even in the heat of midday.
Demeka Becha site pulls cherries from nearby communities including Dilla Suke, Demeka, Goacho, Becha, and Bashiro Dale—close to 10,000 producers are situated in the areas surrounding the washing station. The situation of the site Producers bring their cherries to be weighed on the characteristic blue scale, logged in the book by Cashier and General Manager, Alemu Gobaro, and floated before being dumped into the cement hopper to begin the journey through the 4-disk Agard pulper and into fermentation tanks and cement washing channels. There are 10 tanks for density grades 1 and 2, and 2 tanks for low density coffee destined for our Community Lot program if it meets our standard, or for the local market. Following fermentation and washing, the parchment coffee is carried by hand to the drying beds where laborers spread it out to the depth of a fingertip and keep it turning until it is dried and moved to the locked storehouse to await trucking to Addis Ababa and final processing
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Please note: Your order will be roasted and shipped on 3/30/2021. You will receive a notification when your order has been shipped or is ready to be picked up locally (if you choose pickup as your shipping option). If you have any questions, please contact us at email@example.com.