THE NEW ROASTER HAS ARRIVED!
We have made the up grade from the Probat 5kg roaster to the 12kg. It's a brand new, state of the art German roaster. It has doubled our roasting capacity and allows more control of the roasting process. Making our roaster Chris Willis's life just that little bit easier.
News from Ethiopia, Harrar OCFCU
Why We Chose Ethically Traded Coffee From Trade Aid!
New classroom built with the fair trade social premium, Totoraqala school, Harrar region
Submitted by Justin Purser on Thu, 21/01/2010 - 13:59
‘There were too many children crowded into the same classroom before; there used to be 150 or 160 children per classroom, now we have reduced the number to around 120 per class with the help of new classrooms having been built with the fair trade premium’ – Shemsedin Ahmed Ali, director of Totoraqala school.
Ahimed Mumad Hassan
Submitted by Justin Purser on Fri, 17/02/2012 - 14:01
‘Higher prices for my coffee inspired me to do all this work, and I was also able to afford to build better terracing. I’ve been taught through the co-operative how to dry my coffee to a higher quality and how to pick only the ripest beans. I also put in my coffee nursery after receiving training. I give away the extra seedlings I don’t need myself to other hard-working farmers in the co-operative’