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BURUNDI NYAGISHIRU COFFEE

BURUNDI NYAGISHIRU COFFEE

Burundi was once a Belgian colony, and historically coffee was a cash crop, with most exports going directly to Europe or to other Colonized African countries. 

In fact, farmers were forced to include coffee trees on their land, receiving poor income and no recognition for their work. 

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BURUNDI BUSINDE COFFEE

BURUNDI BUSINDE COFFEE

Something unique and special about Businde CWS is that it is located in the hills where the Twa people come from. This is extremely rare as it is the least populated of the ethnic groups in Rwanda and Burundi after Hutu and Tutsis. The Twa community is one of the poorest when it comes to wealth inequality among ethnic groups.

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MEXICAN ZONGOLICA COFFEE

MEXICAN ZONGOLICA COFFEE

Colonia Nuevo Progreso is a town in the municipality of Tequila and is part of the Sierra de Zongolica region in the central mountainous region of the state of Veracruz, Mexico. The inhabitants of this community are of the original Náhua culture. The language they speak is Nahuatl.

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COLOMBIAN VILLA MARIA DECAF COFFEE

COLOMBIAN VILLA MARIA DECAF COFFEE

If for whatever reason you are unable to drink caffeine or it just doesn’t suit you, we have a wonderful solution for you.  It has taken us 15 years to foray into buying this special decaf. 

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PERUVIAN MARIO JESUS CHOTA COFFEE

PERUVIAN MARIO JESUS CHOTA COFFEE

We are pleased to see the return to RAW of the beautiful coffee origin Peru.  Grown by a group of farmers, all with small lot sizes on 1 – 3 hectares of land, yielding between 2 and 15 sacks of green beans we managed to purchase 20 tons of this lovely clean, superb-bodied, low-acidity coffee. 

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