The coffee story

Tigist Mitiku is a woman producing coffee in the Konga area in Yirgacheffe district. Tigist is a mother of five  (three boys and two girls). She used to deliver her coffee to a nearby cooperative called Konga which is affiliate of Yirgacheffe Coffee Farmers Cooperative Union (YCFCU). But, since 2018 she joined other single producer exporters. As agroforestry is tradition in the Gedeo zone, where yirgacheffe coffee grows, her family also maintains the coffee under shade tree and also by intercropping with false banana, a plant that has a vital role in maintaining soil fertility and moisture, specially during dry seasons. To further improve productivity home made compost is used to fertilize her coffee. Overall quality of coffee is significantly improving in the region since the single producers are allowed to directly export their coffee to roasters abroad. Tigist is among the leading quality coffee suppliers in the areas. Her farm is mostly planted with the new varietal coffee which is locally called "Kudhume". The Kudhumes are small bean coffees with higher density compared to the others beans.

The process

Cherries are collected from the coffee tree. Then they will be brought to a sorting table before they are taken to a raised bed where they are kept for an average of 20 days. By checking moisture level if it has attained 11.5% or less than the dried coffee will be taken to the warehouse. When the need comes it will be processed for shipment.
ET-125-202010 Past harvest

Tigist Mitiku

  • $6.3935 USD / kg FOB Conventional (no certification)
  • $6.8344 USD / kg FOB Organic
Origin
Ethiopia
Variety
74112
Process type
Natural/Sun Dried
Altitude range
1900m - 2000m
Harvest period
October, 2020 - January, 2021
Algrano's cupping score (SCA)
86.0 points
There are no shared shipments for this coffee
For large orders, you can request a shipment and we would be happy to organise a custom shipment for you
  • Green or roasted samples are available
  • Shared shipments unavailable
  • Custom shipments unavailable
  • Doorstep delivery unavailable
    We are unable to arrange delivery to your roastery
Konga Coffee
Produced & offered by Konga Coffee
  • Ethiopia
  • Group of farms
  • Organic
  • 6 sales on Algrano
  • 1 Average orders per roaster
  • 6 Roaster relationships
  • Seller relationships with Roasters in

Single-farm & female Yirgacheffe coffee

Konga Coffee is an Ethiopian company and exporter working exclusively with coffees from the Yirgacheffe region. It is a startup company bringing a lot of experience to the table. Takele Mamo, the founder and manager, worked for 12 years as the General Manager at Yirgacheffe Coffee Farmers Cooperative Union (YCFCU), the third largest cooperative union in Ethiopia. As a farmer, Takele works closely with growers who deliver cherry to many washing stations in the region and can offer to roasters a wide selection of single farm coffees. various. Konga's objective is to supply specialty coffee directly from the farmers to high end roasters across the globe. The company has an office in Addis Ababa and a primary production site at the Konga micro-region, where the wet mill is and special natural preparation takes place. We are also planning to expand the coffee sourcing locations to other areas within Yirgacheffe type coffee.

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The coffee story

Tigist Mitiku is a woman producing coffee in the Konga area in Yirgacheffe district. Tigist is a mother of five  (three boys and two girls). She used to deliver her coffee to a nearby cooperative called Konga which is affiliate of Yirgacheffe Coffee Farmers Cooperative Union (YCFCU). But, since 2018 she joined other single producer exporters. As agroforestry is tradition in the Gedeo zone, where yirgacheffe coffee grows, her family also maintains the coffee under shade tree and also by intercropping with false banana, a plant that has a vital role in maintaining soil fertility and moisture, specially during dry seasons. To further improve productivity home made compost is used to fertilize her coffee. Overall quality of coffee is significantly improving in the region since the single producers are allowed to directly export their coffee to roasters abroad. Tigist is among the leading quality coffee suppliers in the areas. Her farm is mostly planted with the new varietal coffee which is locally called "Kudhume". The Kudhumes are small bean coffees with higher density compared to the others beans.

The process

Cherries are collected from the coffee tree. Then they will be brought to a sorting table before they are taken to a raised bed where they are kept for an average of 20 days. By checking moisture level if it has attained 11.5% or less than the dried coffee will be taken to the warehouse. When the need comes it will be processed for shipment.
Coffee Quality Evaluation
Algrano
Algrano
Cupped: February, 2021
Konga Coffee
Seller (Pending)
Cupped: N/A
SCA Score
Algrano
86.0
Seller (Pending)
87.0
Key flavor notes
Algrano
Tropical fruit, Red ripe fruit, Winey, Floral, Rummy
Seller (Pending)
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Quality comment
Algrano
Tropical and floral with lingering rummy aftertaste, medium coating body, and multilayered well-integrated acidity.
Seller (Pending)
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Shipping
Once the ordering period ends we will consolidate all coffees in a shared container. During transport, your coffee is fully insured. We will keep you informed about the shipment status.

Upon arrival of the coffee at the warehouse, you can choose between 2 delivery modes:

  • Doorstep delivery: We will take care of transport to your roastery. We will provide your coffee fully insured until it is ready for unloading from the truck at your roastery.
  • EXW (ex. warehouse) means that we will provide the coffee ready for pick-up at the terminal of the warehouse. You are responsible for organising transport and insurance from the warehouse to your roastery.

Currently, we can deliver coffee anywhere in Europe, except Hungary. For all European buyers, the coffee will be provided custom cleared in any case. Roasters in Switzerland choosing EXW will be responsible for customs clearance.

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