Tanzania Edelweiss Estate
Tanzania coffee from Edelweiss Estate is sourced from a family owned, 600-acre estate, perched on the slopes of the Ngorongoro Caldera in Tanzania Africa. This is the largest unbroken caldera in the world and one of Africa's most famous Destinations. This Caldera (otherwise known as a volcanic crater) is a protected wildlife refuge for the endangered black rhino and a UNESCO World Heritage site established in 1959 as a multiple land use area, with wildlife coexisting with semi-nomadic Maasai pastoralists practicing traditional livestock grazing.
UNESCO stands for the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, a multi-national group tasked with The idea of recognizing both cultural conservation and nature conservation that called for a "World Heritage Trust" to preserve the world's superb natural and scenic areas and historic sites for the present and the future of the entire world citizenry.
Aroma: Deep Sweet aroma, with hints of sweet cream, melting butter, and rum
Body: Full body, with hints of dark chocolate and sweet peanut brittle highlights.
Finish: Lingering sassafras root and rooibos tea flavors with balanced acidity.
One Real Pound (16oz)
About this Coffee
GROWER: Edelweiss Oldeani Estate
REGION: Karatu District, Arusha Region, Tanzania
ALTITUDE: 1600 – 1850 meters
PROCESS: Fully washed and dried in raised beds
VARIETY: Batian, Blue Mountain, Bourbon, Kent, SL-28
HARVEST: July - December
SOIL: Volcanic loam
CERTIFICATION: Rainforest Alliance Certified
The Edelweiss Estate has been in the Vohora family since the end of World War II. In recent years the Vohora family has made significant farm renovation including intercropping macadamia trees for shade and income diversity. Mill innovations have also vastly improved water management and quality control from picking to export. More than 50 full-time employees have access to housing and land to grow food crops for their families.