GEDEO ZONE, ETHIOPIA
Producer METAD Agricultural Development PLC
Region Banko Gotiti, Gedeb, Ethiopia
Elevation 1600-2300 masl
Peach-pear, jasmine, plum
METAD is a third-generation family owned business managed by Aman Adinew. Aman returned to Ethiopia after years working abroad for Fortune 500 companies because he wanted to make a difference for his family and community. In addition to furthering the community’s access to academic opportunities through scholarships and student sponsorships, METAD has focused on supporting the region’s 5,000+ farmers. Their Out-grower Program provides technical assistance, modern farming equipment, and certification programs to farmers. This coffee is de–pulped and fermented for 36-48 hours, double washed, and dried on raised beds in the sun.