Fair Trade Organic Flores Komodo
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Recommended Roast Profiles: Medium to Dark.
16 ounce Quantity
Cup Characteristics: This Indonesian Flores Komodo Arabica coffee offers earthy, mouth-filling coffee with pronounced aromatics of tobacco and exotic earth notes. Sturdy & pronounced body. Big, Bold body with low acidity, this coffee balances beautiful in the cup.
Coming from one of the poorest Islands in Indonesia, this Flores Komodo can be considering among the best cupping Indonesian Coffees
Fair Trade Global Certification that uses traceability to get farmers higher wages, allowing them to increase their standard of living and invest in quality. These premiums are then used by the cooperative of farmers as needed for equipment, tools, and other basic necessities that are needed on a daily basis. This program also puts farmers in direct contact with importers, which creates long-term sustainability.
Indonesia was introduced to coffee by the Dutch in the mid-seventeenth century. It is home to the first commercial coffee plantations in the world. The first coffee production sold was in 1712 in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. Coffee production expanded well during these early days; however, in 1877, the coffee plantations were wiped out by a coffee root disease forcing the country to replant new coffee trees. Most new coffee plants came from Africa and were primarily Robusta Beans, because these were more root disease resistant. Today Indonesia is still a major producer of Robusta Beans. However 10 to 15% of the Coffees produced in Indonesia are Arabica beans. The best growing regions for the Arabica varieties are on the islands of Sumatra, Sulawesi, Java, Flores, and Bali. Indonesian Arabica beans are traditionally strong, complex flavored, with a syrupy quality and often a balanced acidity.