Mapendo, swahili for “love,” is farmed in 16 separate lots by 4,200 farmers contributing to two washing stations, Buchiro and Chebumba. Nearly 40% of the contributors are women.
We're excited to offer a coffee from the Democratic Republic of Congo for the first time, and it comes to us from a brilliant US based company by the name of Mighty Peace Coffee. A bit of backstory:
"Mighty Peace Coffee, founded in 2018, is a women-and-minority-owned social impact coffee company based in the U.S. with offices in Europe and Africa. We're introducing a new global trade model that takes care of people and the planet while promoting peace. Mighty Peace Coffee is serving 9,000 farmers in the Democratic Republic of Congo by delivering epic specialty coffee to 84 U.S. coffee companies in 24 states."
We loved this offering upon first sip, and the notes of warm cinnamon and sweet caramel are delicious as we transition into cooler weather.
TASTING NOTES: CINNAMON /// GRAPEFRUIT /// CARAMEL