limited edition Balzac's direct trade bean selections
This coffee has a very clean cup with balanced acidity, sweetness, and a rounded aftertaste.
Balzac's new Seasonally Sourced collection is a unique, limited edition selection of direct trade whole bean coffee from across the globe. Each season, we will present a new selection, varying in origin and roast.
Location at Origin Southern Highlands
Name of Farm Tembo Coffee Company
Grade Tweega Peaberry
Processing Wet-processing, sun-dried, green coffee is graded and sorted at Tembo’s facilty in Mbeya
Altitude 1,400 - 1,200 meters
Plant Varietal Bourbon & Typica
Soil Type Fertile volcanic soil that is lightly acidic, rich in nitrogen, potassium, and magnesium
Total surface area Tweega Coffee comes from the washing stations in the Southern Highlands from over 10,000 small farmers
Farm/Farmer information Harvest period for these coffees is June-August. The Mbeya region consists of roughly 400,000 smallholder farmers that own, on average, 500 trees each. Many practice subsistence farming methods and all their coffee is handpicked.