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SINGLE ORIGINS

Ripe now offers a limited range including three single origins, one espresso origin of the month and one microlot of the month. 

Check out the background information on these origins below... 

Brazil João Newton Reis Teixeria

Grower: João Newton Reis Teixeira, San Antonio Farm

Process: Natural

Cup Notes: Strawberry, banana, white grape

Background Information: 

At Fazenda Santo Antonio and Pinhal, Pedro and João Newton always seek to innovate in terms of processing. All lots harvested are processed natural, pulped natural, desmucilated and fermented. After processing, the coffee is dried according to the lot in the following structures: asphalt patio, concrete patio, African bed, rotary dryer and static dryer. The drying process is carried out until thelots reach the humidity of 11.5%, after they pass through a period of rest.

Additionally, the harvesting stage is an important process for the quality of the coffee produced; Pedro guides his team to harvest the maximum of ripe fruits. The beginning of the harvest is determined by the amount of ripe and green fruits present in the plots. Harvesting is done manually selectively, and mechanically.

Pedro believes a decisive factor in the quality of their coffee is investment in people and environment. The farm has developed several sports,leisure  and environmental education actions that aim to integrate works and communities. For sustainable production the farm also invests inthe re-forestation of over 30% of the property. They protect the springs, they use chemicals products in a conscious and safe way, they providetraining and education for the staff, and pride themselves on guaranteeing the well-being of all employees.

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Colombia Popayan Decaf

Grower: Selected farms in the Popayan region

Process: Washed - Sugar Cane Decaf

Cup Notes: Honey, vanilla and chocolate milk

Background Information: 

The decaf coffee is decaffeniated by the sugar cane method in the Popayan Region, whereby the green coffee is steamed to allow for caffeine extraction and placed in solution of water and  Ethyl Acetate, which is a by-product gained from the huge surplus of sugar cane grown in Colombia. This is a gental and natural process of decaffenaiton. 

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Ethiopia Yirgacheffe 2 Top Roba

Grower: 100 smallholder farmers organized around Roba and family Eshet 

Process: Fully washed

Cup Notes: Peach, Melon, Earl Grey

Background Information:

This particular lot is sourced from about 100 neighbors who cultivate coffee on small plots and deliver their cherry to the family’s washing station. On arrival, cherries are carefully hand sorted and floated to separate out less dense beans, then depulped, fermented for 48 hours, and washed and classified again in channels. The parchment is placed on raised beds where it is hand sorted again and dried over a period of 12 to 15 days.

As a family owned business, emphasis on social impact in the communities where they source coffee is taking shape. The Roba family has invested in more localized cherry collection sites to reduce the transportation cost for small producers. 

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Kenya Kirinyaga Rungeto Kiangoi

Grower: Coffee farmers organized around the Kiangoi Factory

Process: Fully washed

Cup Notes: Blackcurrant, caramel & coriander

Background Information:

Perched high up in the southern foothills of Mount Kenya on rich red volcanic soil, the areas surrounding the Kiangoi factory are ideal for producing some of the finest Kenyan coffee. At the Kiangoi factory only the ripest cherries are delivered, and additional hand sorting and floating is done to remove less dense and damaged beans before the coffee is depulped, fermented and washed. After the coffee is washed, it’s soaked in fresh water for long periods of time to solidify the hallmark Kenyan profiles. The coffee is dried over a period of two weeks on raised beds, which are carefully constructed to ensure proper air circulation and temperature control for optimal drying. When the coffee is milled for export, the green beans are sorted by screen size and graded according to size and shape. 

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Mexico Oaxaca Pluma San Augustin Loxicha

Grower: Calguera Gomez S.A. De C.V.

Process: Fully washed

Cup Notes: Dark Chocolate, Velvety, Full Bodied

Background Information: 

This coffee is sourced from Calguera Gomez S.A. De C.V.  and 37 surrounding family-owned farms located within the municipality of San Agustín Loxicha in the state of Oaxaca, Mexico. Coffee producers use their own micro-mill to process harvested cherries in order to provide meticulous care in depulping, fermenting, and drying the coffee. 

Additionally, the Calguera Gomez company aims to organize and support producers with access to the best agricultural practices and consequently pay high prices for higher quality coffee production.

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Myanmar Greenland Coffee Catimor

Grower: Greenland Estate

Process: Fully washed 

Cup Notes: Roasted peanuts, milk chocolate, caramel brittle

Background Information: 

Greenland Coffee Estate is situated in Pyin Oo Lwin in the Mandalay Region in Myanmar. It was founded in 1999 by U Sai Wan Maing and employs around 150 staff in the harvest season. These staff are specialists in selective harvesting; whereby they only pick the ripe cherries in order to minimise waste. Additionally, Greenland uses treated recycled wastewater to irrigate the farm; whilst fertilisers are used to increase yield, no pesticides are used. 

The estate is 400 acres with 600,000 trees producing 0.3 metric tonnes per acre. Silver oak trees that are consistently thinned provide a dense shading for effective growth and the coffee trees are stumped at 18 years in order to maximise production efficiency. Greenland grows their own seedlings and have various microlots within the farm. Once picked, the beans are separated from cherries, sun dried and sorted to remove imperfections. Utilising processing machinery to help with bulk production and maintaining consistency, Greenland continues to pride itself on experimentation and utilising the different varietals to yield different coffees. 

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Myanmar Greenland Coffee SL34

Grower: Greenland Estate

Process: Fully washed

Cup Notes: Yellow fruit, caramel, lemon, ginger 

Background Information:

Greenland Coffee Estate is situated in Pyin Oo Lwin in the Mandalay Region in Myanmar. It was founded in 1999 by U Sai Wan Maing and employs around 150 staff in the harvest season. These staff are specialists in selective harvesting; whereby they only pick the ripe cherries in order to minimise waste. Additionally, Greenland uses treated recycled wastewater to irrigate the farm; whilst fertilisers are used to increase yield, no pesticides are used. 

The estate is 400 acres with 600,000 trees producing 0.3 metric tonnes per acre. Silver oak trees that are consistently thinned provide a dense shading for effective growth and the coffee trees are stumped at 18 years in order to maximise production efficiency. Greenland grows their own seedlings and have various microlots within the farm. Once picked, the beans are separated from cherries, sun dried and sorted to remove imperfections. Utilising processing machinery to help with bulk production and maintaining consistency, Greenland continues to pride itself on experimentation and utilising the different varietals to yield different coffees. 

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