Java - Rawabogo Ciwidey Triple-Picked (2023 Crop)

Coconut macaroon, melon, lime, sweet and crisp
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Bag Weight 60 KG BAG
Harvest Season 2021/22
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Lot Number P610419-2
  • 21 Bag(s)
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About This Coffee

This lot originates from a group of 56 smallholder farmers located in the Rawabogo area, which features an abundance of freshwater springs that provides the local population clean water suitable for agriculture. These farmers work plots averaging 1.5 hectares at elevations around 1300 masl, growing typical local varieties. 

Atypically for Indonesia, this coffee utilizes a fully washed process whereby ripe cherries are pulped within 6 hours of harvest, dry-fermented for around 16 hours and then thoroughly washed. The parchment coffee is then patio dried for 10-12 days, until the optimum moisture content is reached.

Country of Origin Indonesia
Region Rawabogo Ciwidey, West Java
Producer Type Small Holder Farmers
Processing Washed
Processing Description 16 hour fermentation, dried in greenhouse patios
Growing Altitude 1300m
Harvest Season 2021/22
Bag Weight 60 KG BAG
Bag Type Grain Pro / Ecotact
Plant Species Arabica
Variety Catimor, S. Lini, Tim Tim
Screen Size 17/18

History of Coffee in Java

Although coffee was first planted successfully on Java around 1700, cultivation spread slowly throughout what would become the great archipelagic state of Indonesia. In fact, the green coffee of Java served as progenitor to the coffees of far off Central America and had begun its ascent to being considered, alongside Arabian Mocha, as one of the best coffees in the world, long before commercial cultivation spread to nearby islands. At the same time, it should be noted that nearly all coffee from any island in the Dutch East Indies was considered “Java” until the early 20th century, so whose to say what Java was before then. 

Growing Coffee in Java

Some of the large coffee estates created by the Dutch 175 years ago can still be found on the volcanic Ijen Plateau at the eastern tip of Java, but most coffee farmers are smallholders growing coffee on an average of 1.5 hectare, many of them among a cluster of volcanoes in West Java, where coffee cultivation first began on the island. Although disease resistant Robusta became the dominate coffee crop, West Java has seen a steady increase in Arabica production in recent years. Arabica generally grows above 1200 meters and virtually all coffee is fully washed.

  • Region Rawabogo Ciwidey, West Java
  • Producer Type Small Holder Farmers
  • Processing Washed
  • Processing Description 16 hour fermentation, dried in greenhouse patios
  • Bag Type Grain Pro / Ecotact
  • Plant Species Arabica
  • Variety Catimor, S. Lini, Tim Tim
  • Min Growing Altitude 1300m
  • Screen Size 17/18
  • On Sale Yes
  • On Sale Text pallet discount
  • Top Lot No
  • Status Spot
  • Coffee Grade IDN CA WA THP
  • CTRM Contract Number P610419-2
  • Ctrm Region SUMATRA
  • Country of Origin Indonesia
  • Warehouse The Annex

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