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Indonesia Sumatra Mandheling Ketiara Grade 1 TP Fairtrade Organic

wet hulled

Indonesia

Indonesia Sumatra Mandheling Ketiara Grade 1 TP Fairtrade Organic

wet hulled

Smooth, low-medium acidity, sweet and full bodied with intense and balance, brown sugar, dark chocolate

Plus 7% VAT

Quick Facts

All the facts about our Indonesia Sumatra Mandheling Ketiara Grade 1 TP Fairtrade Organic

Region Aceh Gayo Highlands
Producer Kopepi (Coop) Ketiara
Variety Tim Tim
Process wet hulled
Type Washed Arabica
Category Regional
Harvest from April to June
Shipping from October to April
Unit GrainPro Sack à 60kg

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Indonesia

Indonesia Sumatra Mandheling Ketiara Grade 1 TP Fairtrade Organic

wet hulled

Ketiara processing is giling basah or wet-hulled. This method is commonly used to process arabica in Indonesia, including Sumatra. It is basically flavor-altering processing method, which is vastly different from other commonly used styles.

Origin

Specialty coffee from Indonesia

Mountain

Varieties

Indonesia Java: USDA 762, Typica, Ateng, Catimor, Tim Tim, Jember (S-795), Indonesia Sumatra: Gayo 1 (TimTim), Gayo 2 (Bourbon), Ateng (P88), Jember S-linies, Catimor (Hybrid of Caturra and Timtim)

Processing methods

Indonesia Java: washed, Indonesia Sumatra: wet hulled / giling basah

Altitude range

Indonesia Java: 1300 – 1600 masl, Indonesia Sumatra: 1100 - 1300 masl

Harvest

Indonesia Java: May to August, Indonesia Sumatra: Sep/Oct – May

Total yearly production

Around 1.35 million 60kg bags in 2022/23

Coffees from Indonesia

Indonesia Java

The arabica grown on the large government estates (PTPN Estates, Jampit, Blawan, Pancoer and Kayumas) are fully washed.

Main production areas: East Java, Indonesia
Export bag size: 60kg

Indonesia Sumatra (Mandheling)

General cupping notes: Medium-low acidity, full body, herbal, chocolate, clean earthy, woody, spicy, red fruits

Main production areas: Aceh and North Sumatra provinces, Indonesia
Export bag size: 60kg

Wet-hulling
Once the coffee is dried to 35%-40% it is hulled. This is the famous wet-hulling process, unique for Indonesia. Coffee is wet-hulled because it allows for faster drying of the coffee.

Region Aceh Gayo Highlands
Producer Kopepi (Coop) Ketiara
Variety Tim Tim
Process wet hulled
Type Washed Arabica
Harvest from April to June
Shipping from October to April
Unit GrainPro Sack à 60kg
Smooth, low-medium acidity, sweet and full bodied with intense and balance, brown sugar, dark chocolate

Ketiara processing is giling basah or wet-hulled. This method is commonly used to process arabica in Indonesia, including Sumatra. It is basically flavor-altering processing method, which is vastly different from other commonly used styles.