Organic Flores Komodo Dragon
Origins: Bajawa, Ngada District on Flores (Indonesian Island). Mostly grown on the slopes of the Inerie Volcano. Commonly coffee from Flores will be known as the Komodo Dragon, due to Flores being home to the wild Komodo dragon.
Process: Wet Hulled then sun dried
Flavors: With this coffee being grown in fertile, volcanic soils and processed by wet hulling, it has low acidity with a smooth, syrupy sweet chocolate cup. Hint of smokiness and floral background notes round out this coffee to be not only be special, but smoother than neighboring Sumatra despite its herbal, spicy qualities.
Certifications: Fair Trade, USDA Organic, Rainforest Alliance. Premiums from the co-op help children with school, improvement with the villages' water supply, weekly doctor visits and planting of new trees on deforested land.