Aceh Tengah – Sumatra
KSU Arinagata Cooperative is an Organic and Fairtrade certified Gayo Arabica Coffee producer and exporter.
Establised in 2006 and currently have 2.582 selected coffee farmer members covering 39 villages in Aceh Tengah.
Region: Aceh Tengah, Gayon Mountains
Altitude: 1000-1700 masi (meter above sea level).
Soil type: Volcanic
Variety: Typica, Bourbon, Tim Tim, Ateng, Onan Ganjang
Process: Handpicked/Double sorted.
Drying: Natural sun drying
Cupping score: 84
Organic – Fairtrade
250 gr – 500 gr – 1000 gr
Full-bodied exotic coffee, medium acidity
Notes: White grape, vanilla and floral blossom.
Filter, French Press, Aeropress and espresso.
Sumatra is a fascinating origin, the vast diversity that we have found there is one of the exciting reasons that we are always happy to go back to this origin and to face cupping after cupping after cupping of Sumatran coffee in search of something special, which we always has found. Through this rigorous process we have discovered producers and cooperatives of various smallholders.
ZoZozial Coffee is a Danish family owned company based on the Island Fyn where the famous author Hans Christian Andersen was borne.
All our coffees are specialty Coffee Grade 1, hand- and batch-roasted carefully in a drum roaster to ensure the optimum flavors and aromas are captured for a perfect taste and consistent quality.
All ZoZozial coffees are either organic, Fairtrade, UTZ or Rainforest Alliance certified from farmers all over the world and we know the exact origin of each coffee – to ensure sustainability, the environment, fair payment and Fair conditions. By sourcing only premium quality organically certified coffees you can be sure that the coffee farmers are protected from harmfull pesticides.
Exports of coffee from the Indonesia began in the 1700s and was controlled by the Duch East India Company Indonesia. In the beginning it was sold for high prices, it was first in the 1800 century the price slowly went down. Today the Indonesia is the fourth largest coffee exporting marked. The coffee producing islands in Indonesia are Sumatra, Java, Sulawesi, Flores, Bali and West Papua. The Papua New Guinea is not a part of Indonesia.
Sumatra has three main growing regions: the province of ACEH (north), Lake Toba region and the island around Bangura. Arabica coffee production is focused in the highlands of Northern Sumatra. Most Sumatra coffee is often a mixture of varieties. Coffee from Sumatra is often called Sumatra Mandheling and the it is specified in quality named Grade 1 or 2. Coffee from Aceh is often called “Aceh Gayo Coffee”.
Java is the region where the earliest coffee plantations were established, and it is more common to find large coffee estates here than anywhere else in Indonesia. Most of the coffee is planted on the east side of Java around the Ljen volcano.
Sulawesi lies to the north of Flores, and coffees is produced most from smallholders. Most of the Arabica coffee is grown in the highland of Toraja. To the south is the city of Kalosi, which is a well- known brand of specialty coffees from the region.
Flores is a small island to the east of Bali and has a numerous active and inactive volcano. The ash is ideal for organic coffee production. Arabica coffee is grown at 1200 to 1800 m on hillsides and plateaus.
The main coffee growing area on Bali is the highland region of Kintamani. Many coffee farmers on Bali are members of a traditional farming system called Subak Abian.
Indonesia Coffee is known for its unique sweet syrup body, low acid and earthy flavor.