The ChainFruit - Ethiopia Shakiso

The ChainFruit - Ethiopia Shakiso

Regular price $20.00 Sale

Included:

  • 12 Ounce Bag (Whole Bean)
  • 2 Packets: Third Wave Water
  • Coffee & Brew Guide
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The ChainFruit Category
Light Roast
Single Origin
Balanced Acidity & Body
Berry flavors
Good without Cream & Sugar
Filter or Espresso

The Flavor
Strawberry, Apple, Chocolate

The Coffee
Naturally Processed Organic Ethiopian Heirloom Varieties 

The Origin
Sitting at over a mile high elevation (1900-2100 meters ASL), the Kayon Mountain Coffee Farm is 287 hectares. Owned and operated by Ismel Hassen and his family since 2012, they offer free transportation services and financial support for building schools in the community. The farm has a nursery on-site and uses shade to protect the coffee and create naturally fertilizing compost.

The Cactus
The Chain Fruit is easily recognized by the chains of conical, green, spineless fruit which hang down from the end of each stem, remaining there for several years. The plant is densely covered by white or pale yellow spines, variable in length, and has many short joints, up to around 6 inches long. Mature plants develop a tall stem, on which the spines become brown, black, or fall away, and the cactus may reach heights of 12 feet or more. Like some other cholla species, the spiny stem segments are very easily detached, adhering to anything that moves past. The pinkish flowers are less prominent than those of other cholla species since they open late in the day and close early in the morning.