Hama, Ethiopia


by Hama Cooperative
Tastes: Jasmine, licorice root, lime
Variety: Indigenous Heirloom
Processing: Fully washed & dried on raised beds
Altitude: 1,600-2,500m
Region: Yirgacheffe
Importer: Royal Coffee



This coffee is sourced from family-owned farms organized around the Hama Cooperative located in the Kochere district within the coffee region of Yirgacheffe in the Gedeo Zone, Southern Nations, Nationalities and Peoples’ Region, Ethiopia. The Hama Cooperative currently has 1,500 members. In 2002, the cooperative joined the Yirgacheffe Coffee Farmers Cooperative Union (YCFCU), an umbrella organization established 2002 to support a sustainable coffee supply from cooperatives in the Gedeo ethnic region of Ethiopia. There are twenty-six other cooperatives affiliated with the YCFCU totaling more than 45,000 members.