Ethiopia Kayon MountainHoneyCo
Strawberry // Jasmine // Lime
The Kayon Mountain Coffee Farm is 500 hectares with about 300 planted in coffee. Ismael Hassen Aredo and his family have owned and operated the farm since 2012. Together, they oversee a staff of 25 permanent full-time and 300 seasonal employees, and the farm management offers free transportation services as well as financial support for building schools and administration buildings for the community. The farm competes with a nearby mining village for seasonal workers, so Ismael and his family tend to pay higher wages to their pickers in order to incentivize them returning year after year.
In the cup, we taste strong notes of ripe strawberry, floral jasmine aromatics, and a the tart citric acidity of lime. Overall, this coffee strikes a wonderful balance of being sweet, floral, and satiny. Perfect for slow mornings at home.
Farm: Kayon Mountain Farm
Region: Shakiso, East Guji, Oromia
Cultivar: 74110, 74112
Elevation: 1900 - 2200 MASL