Treatment plant information
Gedeb District in Ethiopia The southeast corner of the Gedeo district, a narrow plateau area, is densely packed with shrewd farmers whose coffee is famous for the most famous area in the district, " Yirgacheffe " . However, Gedeb has a unique terroir, history and settlement which, in our eyes, deserves a unique nomenclature.
The coffee in this area is closer to Guji than other Yirgacheffe production areas, and it is the most explosive flavor production area that we can detect in all Ethiopian production areas . Naturals tend to contain perfume-like volatiles, and well-washed batches are often very clean and have the sweetness of fruit sugar. The city of Gedeb itself is a bustling outpost linking Trade between Guji and Gedeo districts , with an extensive network of processing plants, can buy coffee cherries from the border area.
The settlements around Gedeb reach some of the highest coffee-growing elevations in the world and are a truly fascinating part of the long journey into Guji . Banko Gotiti is One of the furthest settlements to the east of Gedeb includes cooperatives belonging to unions, as well as independent processing yards of various types, most of which are named after the town itself, thus creating an often chaotic situation in the supply of coffee outlets. situation.
This shipment comes from Independent owned and operated by Birhanemeskel Abera Banko Gotiti Treatment Plant. Mr Abela manages 650 individual farmers who sell cherries to processing plants. Washed coffee is sorted by hand on delivery, fermented underwater for up to two days (nights tend to be cold at this altitude), and then carefully dried on raised beds for 12-15 days, during which time the beans take on a lingering The shredded parchment layer is dried to protect it from the intense heat of the midday sun and solar radiation, which can affect the flavor of the coffee beans . picture Private processors like Banko Gotiti are worth a look.
as For private processors like Gedeo , it's a tough business because the level of competition among processors can often drive cherry prices up to double a single harvest, and private companies often don't have the backing of larger unions. support to secure financing , regulate cherry prices, or reduce export costs through centralized processing and marketing. Therefore, something like Successful private washing stations such as Banko Gotiti not only need excellent quality processors to make a living; they also have to have strong ties to the settlement and a certain social status in order to continue to win business from farmers and buyers and sustain it in the long run .
- Processing plant: Banko Gotiti
-Producing area: Yegashev, Ethiopia Yirgacheffe, Gedeb District, Gedeo Zone
- Planting altitude: 1900-2100m
- Treatment method: washing treatment method
- Species: native species Heirloom
－Production Season : 2020-2021 Crop
- Moisture content: 10.8%
- Density: 844 g/L
- Flavor: Floral, lychee, peach, cream, apricot, bergamot.