Producer: Arisarina Cooperative
Origin: Gayo Aceh
Tasting Notes: Chocolate, Dried Cherries, Honey
Coffee Distributor: Keffa Coffee
The Story Behind the Coffee:
The Arisarina Cooperativeis a coffee producer cooperative established in 2013, located in the highlands of Gayo Aceh Province in Sumatra. The cooperative has a common goal to improve the quality of coffee that grows in the Gayo highlands as well as maintain and preserve the ecosystem as a place to grow the highest quality coffee beans.
Gayo is the name of the region which is located in the highest altitude (800 –1700 masl) in Aceh province. This region is considered one of the biggest arabica coffee regions in south east Asia.The plantation is 100% managed by local farmers. The coffee grown in this region follows the principle of the conservation, where each coffee is planted with shade trees. This kind of cultivation is rarely found in another region in Indonesia.