Ethiopia: Yirgacheffe – Aricha Station – Aricha Wubanchi –
We source this coffee through The Coffee Quest.
Aricha Wubanchi is a Natural Ethiopian lot from Aricha Station, located in the Southern part of
Ethiopia, Gediyo zone, 9 km from Yirgacheffe town. This 2.5-hectare station sits at an elevation of
2213 m.a.s.l and process not only naturals but also washed and extra-fermented coffee, based on
the type of quality of coffee supplied. Over 2700 farmers, mainly cultivating the local 74110 and
7412 varieties, contribute on a weekly basis.
Natural lots – Farmers hand-pick cherries at peak ripeness and spread on African drying beds for
approximately 19 to 21 days. The cherries are regularly moved and rotated to ensure uniform
drying. When the coffee moisture reaches 10%-12%, it is transferred to the warehouse.
Aricha Wubanchi Station offers a range of meticulously processed coffees, showcasing the unique
flavors of the region. The driving force behind this lot is their producer and exporter: Primrose
Coffee, whom beyond their dedication to crafting outstanding coffees, are deeply committed to
making a positive impact on the communities involved.
Primrose Coffee is led by Mr. Abreham Mengiste & Mrs. Meseret Workneh, they have focused on
various social responsibility programs, such as schools and bridge construction projects, and
providing essential school supplies to students. Primrose Coffee understands the importance of
fostering sustainable growth and empowering the farmers who contribute to their
success.Yirgacheffe is famous for a reason and we are thrilled to welcome these lots into our
Tasting Notes: Rose, Gingerbread, Tangerine, Blueberry, Green Tea, Elderflower