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Origin  Uraga, Guji, Oromia
Coffee Region  Guji, Grade 1
Notes  Peach Tea, Citrus, Vanilla
Processing  Natural
Varietal  Heirloom
Altitude  1950 - 2000 m
Farm  Smallholder Farms
Producer  Smallholder Contributors to Layo Teraga Washing Station
Roasted for Filter

 

Uraga is part of the Guji zone and was founded in 2015. It is located at 1,900 to 2,300 masl and bordered by Odo Shakiso on the south, the Borena zone from the west, the southern Nations from the North and Bore from the East. The largest town in Uraga is Solomo. Here, coffee is grown along the four major crops maize, wheat, barley and navy beans.

Layo Teraga Washing Station was founded in the year 2000, and serves 500 smallholder farms, each of whom owns about 1/2 hectare of land in the area around Haro Wachu town in the Uraga District. According to the washing station manager, this lot is a selection of Bourbon variety coffees.

The coffee cherries are dried with fruit intact, imparting wonderful, complex and undeniably moreish characters into the bean, and it is naturally processed on raised beds, beginning with a careful manual selection using special screen to sort the ripest, defect-free cherries. The cherries are turned throughout the day to ensure uniform drying in the sun.