Think: Jasmine, Lime, & Almond
Location: Guji, Alaka District, Oromia Region
Altitude:1,900 - 2,200 meters
Varietal: Indigenous heirloom
Roast Level: Light (city)
Aroma: Floral, Citrus, Cereal, Honey
Flavor: Jasmine, Citrus, Cherry, Almond, Black Tea
Body: Light Sparkling
Finish: Clean Herbal.
METAD Agricultural Development PLC is a family owned business that operates the Hambela Coffee Estate. METAD strives to strengthen the local community with employment opportunities (such as a workforce that is seventy percent women), educational opportunities (including sponsorship for a state-of-the art elementary school with more than three hundred students), and medical support (featuring a partnership with Grounds for Health to implement cervical cancer screening for women in the community). METAD provides technical assistance and shares modern farming equipment with other local farmers. METAD also has the first and only private, SCAA certified quality control lab in Africa, used to train both domestic and international coffee professionals.