Ketiara is a female led collective of small farmers located in Takengon, a small city in central Aceh on the island of Sumatra. Beyond producing and trading premium quality coffee, Ketiara celebrates its core value of promoting women and new generations of farmers within the coffee business. The coffee is grown in the forested mountains surrounding Leuser National Park, using shade grown coffee production as a means to protect the local ecosystem. Since partnering with Ketiara in 2014 the co-op has more than tripled in members and yield. Fair Labor Organization ID #27501.
Discover the unique flavors of Indonesian coffee from Sumatra. More earthy than most arabica varietals, most Indonesian coffee is washed and hulled using a wet hulling process that creates a distinct flavor that is bold and bright.
"I consider myself a coffee snob, but there is something about this coffee and its story that makes me feel good about loving great coffee. I introduce this coffee to my closest friends by explaining, 'its like your favorite coffee, just better'." -Zach S. Ft. Lauderdale, FL