|Region||Mantiqueira de Minas, Minas Gerais, Brazil|
|Estate||Semalo Pride Washing Station|
|Altitude||1850 – 2100 Meters|
The Great Rift Valley of Africa that bisects Ethiopia creates mountains and valleys perfect for growing Arabica coffee. Several world renowned regions and townships fall around the Great Rift Valley; one of which being Yirgacheffe. The area climate provides high-altitude mountainous and tropical regions maintained by moderate wet and dry seasons. The altitude Ethiopian beans are grown at result in a hard bean with clean flavors and floral aromatics.
The Ethiopia Yirgacheffe Pride micro-lot was sourced from a remote area of the Borena Zone. The Pride Mill, named by locals, is a collection of 2200 producers who live and work in the surrounding area. The mill provides a convenient place to process coffee as well as access resources to improve sustainable ways of production and basic livelihood.