Suke Quto - Ethiopia - Washed

This bright, washed, organic Ethiopian is blockchain-based and finances new schools for surrounding villages.



Expect a clean and charismatic washed Ethiopian with notes of candy lemon, earl grey & butterscotch.

Suke Quto is a progressive washing station made up of 171 small holders. Over the years we have always loved the profile of Suke Quto and this year's harvest is no exception! This refined, balanced natural is super jammy and has a beautifully crisp acidity. Owner Tesafye is focused on environmentally friendly coffee and on the economic growth of the community. He keeps the soil in shape by organic recycling through litterfall, root residue from coffee and shade trees. Suke Quto coffees are all Organic and Rainforest Alliance certified.

Info

Cooperative

171 producers deliver their coffee cherries to the Suke Quto Washing and Drying Station.

Region

The farms are stretched out over the highlands and valleys of the Odo Shakisso Woreda in the Guji region.

Impact

The Owner Tesfaye finances fully equipped schools for the children of the Kurume and Suke villages.

Elevation

High altitudes of between 1700 - 2100m encourage sweetness in the profile.

Variety

Kurume and Welicho are the two varieties typically found in this region.

Process

Extra mucilage is left on during the washed process to acquire more sweetness.

Community


 

The goal is to build fully equipped schools for the children of the Kurume and Suke villages.


 

Tesfaye works together with 171 outgrowers that deliver cherries to the Suke Quto Washing and Drying Station. Suke Quto is a progressive and large coffee growing farm where many of the inhabitants of Kumure and Suke villages work. The livelihoods of many people who work here rely on coffee production, therefore the future of this wonderful coffee lies with them. Trabocca have set up the Suke Quto School Project together with Tesfaye Bekele, founder of the Suke Quto farm. The goal is to build fully equipped schools for the children of the Kurume and Suke villages.

Sustainable practices


 

Suke Quto coffees are all Organic and Rainforest Alliance certified.


 

Suke Quto Farm is stretched out over the highlands and valleys of the Odo Shakisso Woreda. The volcanic soil found on the farm is very fertile. Tesfaye keeps the soil in shape by organic recycling through litterfall, root residue from coffee and shade trees.

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