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The tall spindly plant in this photo is Arabica Coffee, Sigarar Utang varietal. Just beneath it on the lower left of the photo is tobacco. On Mount Sindoro on Central Java Coffee must compete with other cash crops like tjis, and even vegetables at times.

Although located at an ideal growing height the farmers of this area are quick to neglect or even uproot their coffee if other crops bring them more income. For example, with tobacco a farmer can get three harvests in a year as opposed to coffee with just one.

With all this talk of sustainability these days it would be great for you all in the supply chain to buy coffee that supports a real living income for the those who grow it.

#sustainablecoffee #tobacco #coffeeispeople #Temanggung #kopisindoro #centraljavacoffee
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It's that time of the year again. Fresh cherry photos. That harvest approaches.

#coffeeprocessing #comingsoon #specialitycoffee #kopitemanggung #farmerdirect
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The difference in accept vs reject in a mechanical color sorter. We had a chance to see a Satake color sorter at work and the time and accuracy to make quality green coffee is amazing. Now making plans...

#coffeeprocessing #satake #colorsorting #specialitycoffee #greencoffee #coffeeispeople
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See that hole? That means our old enemy, the coffee Berry borer beetle has found a home. There could be dozens of animals living in this coffee cherry right now just ready to grow and spread and reduce productivity in this plantation. We work hard to control their population with natural pesticides and traps so we maximize the harvest of our farmer partners.

#coffeeprocessing #coffeeberryborer #littlebastards
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Another course down in the best sensory education experience in the archipelago. Two of our own, @ardyrama21 and Wiwit Arief were the top students in the latest @puslitkoka_id Uji Cita Rasa course. Proud of these guys. ...

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Professionals and brothers in coffee chilling at the "beach". We received an impromptu visit from @toby.moshe, producer of some fine Toraja, and soon to be Flores, coffee. Hope to have it on our offer lists soon.

#torajasapan #torajacoffee #floresbajawacoffee #specialitycoffee #coffeeispeople
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A single perfect, ripe, red cherry. The only thing is that it's way out of season. This Banjarnegara Atas (BATARAS) plantation is mainly Sigararutang varietal. One of the characteristics of this Catimor varietal is that it fruits all year round.

#coffeeagronomy #centraljavacoffee #specialtycoffee
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Throwback to our team Thanksgiving. Still tankful for a great team of coffee-hunting, processing, cupping, roasting, tasting, brewing, accounting gang such as this.

#throwbacktuesday #coffeehunter #coffeeispeople #smallbusiness #internationalsmallbusiness #coffeetrade
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Raised beds like these make it easy for smallholder farmers that we work with to control more of the process of the the coffee they make and grow. When an individual household has two or three of these they can pick, float, and dry cherries in a short time. This lessens the uncontrolled fermentation time that that happens in the mill transport stage. It also allows the smallholder farmer to collect more margin than would normally be available to them in the supply chain. They get to sell dried pods instead of raw cherries.

#sustainablecoffee #beyondfairtrade #coffeeislife #arabicafarmer #coffeefarmer #coffeetrade
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We love evaluating coffees. Sometimes we find a diamond in the rough like a recent sample from the Dieng Highlands of Central Java. Other times we get to add to our lexicon of negative descriptive terminology. No matter, we cup it all.

#arabica #coffeelife #coffeecuping #coffeelover #coffeeexporters #coffeeispeople #beyondfairtradecoffee
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Cupping new coffees for quality. We like this part of the job best.

#SCICoffee #Coffee #coffeecuppings #specialtyarabica #indonesiacoffee #coffeeexports
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Subroto, the leader of the Baratas cooperative in Central Java, checks the sugar content of his 2020 coffee harvest. We still have stock in our US warehouse.

There remain 15 sacks left of Subroto's washed. This coffee is a Sigarar Utang variety from an elevation of 1200-1500 Masl. Its flavor is full of a light sweetness, reminiscent of brown sugar, sweet breads, and dark chocolate.

Get some of this mater's craft before it's gone. DM to learn more.

#indonesiaspecialtycoffee #greenbeancoffee #greencoffee #farmerdirect #beyondfairtrade #coffeefarmer #coffeeexporter #arabicacoffee #baristalife
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We are already making plans to do it again. On Mount Merbabu we are settling up prices and equipment needed for the 2021 harvest. If you want to taste the results of the 2020 harvest DM us. Still some sacks left.

#arabicacoffee #arabicamerbabu #coffeeindonesia #naturalprocess #espresso #singleorigin #specialtycoffee #caturra
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NOW IN STOCK. Our full washed Wanayasa Baratas is a Sigarar Utang variety from an elevation of 1200-1500 Masl. Its flavor is full of a light sweetness, reminiscent of brown sugar, sweet breads, and dark chocolate. More info in the bio.

#baratas #centraljavacoffee #specialtycoffee #roastery #roasterdaily #indonesiancoffee #arabicacoffee #coffeehunting #espresso
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We are so excited to have coffee in warehouse in the USA. Click the link in the bio to see our full offer list and get your hands on our directly sourced, quality, fully traceable coffee.

#betterthanfairtrade #specialtycoffee #baristalife #coffeeroastery #coffeeproducer #coffeeprops
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Java Merbabu Natural. Get you some too!

#merbaucoffee #Java #Centraljavacoffee #coffeeispeople #sustainablecoffee #coffeeprocessing
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Finally, our US followers can enjoy our 2020 harvest of coffee. Our Torsoro natural is a Catuai variety, grown on Mount Merbabu, right in our backyard! It has a flavor profile described as clean floral, citrusy, and palm sugar. PM for how to get it green.

#indonesiaspecialtycoffee #java #arabicacoffee #farmerdirect #coffeeispeople #sustainablecoffee #petikmerah #baristadaily #coffeeroaster
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Our IG is overdue for a post of this sort. Shot out to @aromia_coffee.
#cappocino #latteart #baristadaily #coffeecraft
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Remember this stuff? After a two month journey our 2020 export is finally ready to hit the warehouse in the USA. If you are a roaster, follower, or just plain lover of Indonesian coffee anywhere stateside do hit us up to see what we still have unsold in this lot and get your samples.

#indonesianspecialtycoffee #coffee #export #indonesiancoffee #baristalife #coffeeroaster #arabica #arabicaindonesia
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