Prices for our current coffee offerings
Here are our current offerings -- we still have our staple single origin coffees from Colombia, Ethiopia, Sumatra, and Honduras.
In Colombia, we are back to one of my favorites, the Sierra Nevada that is grown on the northern-most coast of Colombia in the Sierra Nevada mountains. The Indians who live there believe that if they protect their land, they will keep the world in balance. You can help by drinking this coffee. It's also part of Viennese Blend from which we make our now-famous Last Dance cold-brew.
Our Ethiopia supply is still a bit of a muddle. What we're actually roasting right now is another natural processed coffee from the Kembata region in the southwest of the country. Kembata lies close to the Sidama region so labeling it Sidamo isn't far off the mark. This farm, even in the midst of the problems Ethiopia has, is able to produce another outstanding and sweet coffee with light fruity notes.
Just one more diversion in Sumatra and we hope we can get back to our favorite Ketiara. So the Sumatra of the month is from the KKGO coop in the Takengon highlands of west central Sumatra. What many farmers of KKGO have in common with Ketiara is that they are widows who lost husbands in civil war several years ago. I'm definitely switching back to calling all Sumatras "Mandheling" to avoid this muddle -- if you really care, please ask. If you've ever wondered what the "wet hulled" process used in Sumatra is, here's a good explanation.
Our base for French roast continues to be Honduras coffee from Marcala, a municipality in the department of La Paz. "Marcala" was among the first "protected origin denominations" for coffee in Central America. The 62 member COMSA coop uses the money from its fair trade status to help fund schools and teachers for the families of its workers.
In decaf, we are using Royal Coffee's Royal Select™ water process, which, although a tad below CO 2, is quite good for a water processed decaf and certainly is far better than Swiss Water™. Our current selection is an Ethiopia that's tasty even if it is decaf and makes an excellent decaf espresso as well.
Our current prices (USD):
|Colombia Sierra Nevada||45||19|
|Sumatra Takengon KKGO||49||21|
|Roasts & Blends|
|Decaf Ethiopia or French
We still enjoy being contrarians so our packages are
all metric sizes. The industry standard 5lb bag you see
everywhere is, for us, a 2.5 kilogram pack (that's 5.51
pounds). We have also a 1 kilogram (2.2 pound) package. Prices are USD per single package
of 2.5kg or 1kg of a single coffee. All prices are
FOB Asheville, NC 28801, and are subject to change
without notice. (Please see this
page for more details on shipping costs and
We prefer to ship only whole bean coffee, but if you insist, we'll grind at no charge. We'll try to grind to your specification but we can not guarantee that the grind will be optimum for your brewer. Weights shown are for whole bean. Ground weight may be slightly lower because some chaff is lost when grinding, there may be additional outgassing of CO2, or we may spill some.
(For descriptions of these and other coffees, go here.)