Region – Africa
Origin – Tanzania
Location at Origin – Southern Highlands
Name of Farm – Tembo Coffee Company
Grade – Tweega Peaberry
Processing Method – Wet-processing, sun-dried, green coffee is graded and sorted at Tembo’s facility in Mbeya
Altitude – 1,400 -2,000 meters
Plant Varietal – Bourbon and Typica
Soil – Fertile volcanic soil that is lightly acidic, rich in nitrogen, potassium, and magnesium
Total Surface Area – Tweega coffee comes from the washing stations in the Southern Highlands from over 10,000 small farmers.
Cupping Notes – This coffee has a very clean cup with balanced acidity, sweetness, and body. Notes of bing cherry, ginger, lime, and fruit cocktail. Slightly tannic as it cools.
Farm/Farmer information – Harvest period for these coffees is June- August. The Mbeya region consists of roughly 400,000 smallholder farmers that own, on average 500 trees each. Many practice subsistence farming methods and all their coffee is handpicked.