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Ethiopia | Sidama

From 18.00 $

CHERRY • PEACH • BERGAMOT

  • Coop : Howolso
  • Region : Sidama
  • Process : natural (unwashed)
  • Altitude : 1750-2000 m
  • Varietal : Heirloom
  • Organic coffee certified by Ecocert Canada

Coffees with a lighter roast or from a honey or natural drying process, which gives them a touch of acidity. From stone fruit to lemon, they offer a varied aromatic palette. Perfect for drip or for a bold espresso.

Recognized throughout the world, natural (unwashed) Ethiopian coffees offer a unique sensory profile. Once roasted in our workshop, our naturally processed Sidama beans develop enchanting flavor notes with an acidity reminiscent of red berries, and a syrupy body. Paired with milk, it almost feels like drinking a piece of cherry pie or black forest cake!

After harvesting, the coffee cherries are treated according to different processes and then exported in the form of green beans that are roasted in our workshop. For our natural coffee beans from the Sidama region, the drying process is particular. Once the coffee cherries have been harvested and cleaned, they are laid  whole (bean, mucilage and pulp) directly on drying beds, in the sun. The bean remains inside the fruit for 3 to 4 weeks, until the pulp detaches itself, which gives it more sugar, and its very pronounced berry taste.

Our supply comes from the Howolso Cooperative, which has been in existence since 1976 and with whom we have a direct commercial relationship through Cooperative Coffees. Our Howolso partners are members of the Sidama Coffee Farmers’ Cooperative Union (SCFCU), an organization that supports sustainable coffee production in the Sidama region of southern Ethiopia SCFCU is certified fair trade and organic.

From a restricted production area, the coffee plants are grown in low density, in the shade, under the canopy of native trees. It is a food crop for families in the Sidama region, stretching across the steep mountains of Bensa to the Dale and Aleta Wendo valleys, offering grains with a range of quality profiles and reflecting the richness of the production landscape.

Click HERE to consult producer profile and certification documents (FLO and Org)

Additional information

Size

340 g, 1 kg, 2.5 kg

Grind

Whole beans, Aeropress, French Press, Breville, Chemex, Espresso, Drip filter, Moka, Percolator

Within Quebec province, shipping is free for any order above 65$ (otherwise shipping fees are 10$). Restrictions and additional fees could apply for some remote areas.

For any other Canadian province, a flat rate of 20$ for the shipping will be automatically applied.

All orders are prepared and shipped quickly, usually within 48 to 72 business hours.

A local pick-up at our shop is also possible, by selecting the option “Ramassage à l’atelier” at check-out.

We do not exchange or refund coffee beans. As for our merch and coffee gear, they can be returned for a refund within fifteen (15) days of the order. Those articles must be returned unused, still in their original packaging and assuming the delivery costs. Please communicate with us before doing so: info@bivouac.cafe.

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*Holiday break: we will be closed from December 22nd to January 7th 2024. All online orders placed during this period will be processed upon our return during the week of January 8th. The whole Bivouac team wishes you very happy holidays!*