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Mapendo, Women's Co-op - Congo

Rating: 5.0 out of 5.0

Grape | Molasses | Cacao

Producer Equity: 20% of retail price = $3.80/lb Farm Gate

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Flavors: Red Grape | Molasses | Cacao

Feelings: That first springtime sunrise that fills your heart with deep joy. A delightfully splashy coffee that is easy to love.

Mapendo, swahili for “love,” is farmed in 16 separate lots by 4,200 farmers, nearly 40% of which are women. Mapendo farmers produce fully washed coffee that has been certified FTO since 2009. There are 3 washing stations, including one large and two mini washing stations. A fourth station is under construction along with a modern lab for cupping and quality control. This micro-lot is selected from the best day lots of only the Women producers of the Cooperative from those women run farms in the Kahele region and processed at the Buchiro, Chebumba washing station.

Country: Democratic Republic of Congo
Region: South Kivu
Farm: Cooperative Agricole Muungano
Varietal: SL-34 
Process: Washed
Altitude: 1,700 MASL
Exporter: Mighty Peace Coffee
Importer: Mighty Peace Coffee
SCA Quality Score: 86.75
Bag Size: 285g/10oz

Coffee Producer info. Mapendo Women's Coop

5 / 5

Customer Reviews

Based on 2 reviews
Sweet, sweet kola & sugarcane

Really dig this new profile on the Congo

Kris Carlson (Prairie Village, US)
Map Women

V60 26g 400ml, sipping with a new friend

Milk chocolate. graham cracker. lemon zest
Blackberry/strawberry tart finish
Medium body, creamy, silky
Smooth balanced, round, custard
Medium acid intensity
Medium sweetness
Lingering pleasant aftertaste