Ethiopian Limu (Nigusse Lemma)

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Ethiopian Limu (Nigusse Lemma)


The Ethiopian Nigusse Lemma Limu comes from a family-owned farm in Meto Gundb, in the Limu region of southwestern Ethiopia. The farm owner, Lemma Edeto, began working with coffee nearly 60 years ago and has passed down his knowledge to his two sons Haile and Nigusse. Lemma recovered the farm after it had been confiscated by the Derg in the 1970’s. Now both sons are responsible to maintain the farm. The farm sits at about 2,000 meters above sea level with natural spring streams and native indigenous varietals. The Lemma family also processes their coffee, giving them full control over the finished product right up to the final export stage. In February 2014, Nigusse and his family were recognized for winning the African Taste of Harvest Competition, an award given by the African Fine Coffee Association.

Altitude: 1,850-2,000m

Variety: Indigenous Heirloom

Process: Natural

Drying: Sun-dried on raised beds

Tasting Notes: Strawberry, Tangerine, Vanilla, Grapefruit

All coffee is roasted to order Monday and Tuesday and shipped out Tuesday and Wednesday. Orders received after noon on Tuesday will be roasting the following Monday. Shipping is calculated at checkout.

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