Region: Gayo Highlands, Aceh, Sumatra Growers: Gayo Mandiri Coffee Farmers Elevation: 1100 meters Varietals: Catimor, Timtim Process: Wet Hulled Drying: Patio and solar dried Harvest: September Certifications: Organic, Fair Trade
"Sumatran Gayo Mandiri is produced by members of the Amin family. Mr. Amin is a 2nd generation coffee producer who has operated approximately 1,200 hectares of production since 1995. The farm also produces oranges, potatoes, nuts and avocados. Gayo Mandiri is a group is made up of over 1,000 local producers and is directed by Mr. Amin. Each of these producers operates their own farm, with milling and final preparation done at a central mill in Takengon. The finished coffee has a heavy body, with notes of mild cherry and a tangy finish."