North of the Jiwaka valley, the Jimi River runs through the lush slopes of the tropical rainforest of the Bismarck Range. Off the beaten tracks, the Jimi area is located a full walking day from the road.
The Jimi River Coffee network is a group of 703 smallholder coffee producers owning on average 0,70 hectares. They focus on producing coffee collectively & following Good Agriculture Practices (GAP) including social,environment & economic criteria like reduced water usage, appropriate use of fertilisers, animal well-being & productivity increase. Producers of the Jimi River network live in 5 of the most isolated communities of Papua New Guinea. Remoteness obliges, coffee is cultivated & processed traditionally & meets all criteria of the Organic certification. Parchments are then delivered to a collection point, a long day walk away from the villages. Thanks to the Jimi River coffee network, families benefit from the support of a community & better access to market for their production & improved livelihood
Want to know more about Papua New Guinea? Read our blogTasting Notes: Chocolate with notes of honey and melon. A sweet, juicy and clean cup.
Roast Level: Medium
Varietal: Typica, Bourbon, Blue Mountain
Altitude: 1600 - 1900 masl