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Timor-Leste Laclo Village

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    Good Coffee for a Cause

    In partnership with the New Paradigm Coffee, Good Coffee Project is donating all sales of this beautiful coffee to support the Timor-Leste communities severely impacted by the recent floods and landslides that left 14,000 people homeless without food and shelter.

    We will be donating through the appeal set up by the team at Raw Material who brought us this coffee from Timor-Leste.

    The sales generated will go towards:

    • Meet immediate needs
    • Support recovery
    • Build long-term resilience


    Laclo Village

    • Roast Type: Enjoy as Filter or Espresso
    • Country: Timor-Leste
    • Area: Ermera
    • Farm: Outcroppers farms
    • Producers: Up to 150 small producers
    • Variety: Hybrido de Timor, Typic
    • Processing: Washed
    • Mill: Atsabe Community Wet Mill
    • Net: 250g


    Roast to Order:

    • Order Cut-off: Every Tuesday 2pm
    • Roast: Every Wednesday
    • Dispatch: 1 to 3 days after roasting
    • Whole bean only


      Tasting Note

      Apricot aroma, complex citrus notes, pink grapefruit as it cools, peach pie sweetness, stewed lemon flavour.


      Roasters' Note
      :
      This is our first offering from Timor-Leste, it's a surprisingly acidic and citrus forward cup reminiscent of a typica from central America more than South East Asia.


      Background
      :
      This coffee is sourced from a well regarded social enterprise exporter called Raw Material. As a company they return 100% of profits to producing countries through community programs and premiums.

      In April 2018 they built their first custom wet mill in Timor-Leste: the Atsabe Community Wet Mill. Farmers from local villages bring it to this wet mill for processing and preparation for export. This lot is the washed process lot from the Laclo village. The village only has 500 families as members and up to 150 of them produce coffee.

      This coffee is fermented for 18 hours before being dried for 25 days on raised beds which gives it a high flavour uniformity making it easy to brew.