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The Fields Uganda Mbata Coffee

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Chocolates And Sugars Flavours / Notes
Chocolate & SugarsChoc & Sugars
Fruity Flavours / Notes
Fruits
Natural Flavours / Notes
Natural
Nuts And Spice Flavours / Notes
Nuts & Spice
Cherry Coconut Pear & Guava Sugars Tea Flavours
Flavours & Notes
Quick Details
Origin(s): Uganda
Smooth
Brightness of Flavours
Crisp
Balanced & Pleasing
Thin
Mouthfeel
Full Bodied
Full Bodied & Rich
Medium Balanced
Balance of Flavours
Well Balanced
Coffee Specification
Roast Profile: Omniroasted for both filter and espresso
Processing Method: Natural
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More Information
Does this include caffeine? Yes, this product contains caffeine
Is this coffee available as pre-ground? Yes, pre-ground options available
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The Fields Uganda Mbata Coffee

The Fields is known as the adventurous coffee in our range and a key part of our forward-thinking desire for quality and innovation. This coffee represents our standing as one of the pioneers in the London coffee scene with its title a nod to our London Fields neighbourhood.

The adventurous badge offers us the chance to explore new approaches to processing, sustainability and experiment with some of our favourite producers and exporting partners.

This edition of The Fields marks our first coffee from Uganda and gives an insight into an origin that is rapidly improving its specialty coffee production. Where most coffee was previously lower grade commercial volume, new initiatives are promoting training in harvesting, processing and sustainability to produce higher quality coffee and improve livelihoods. This coffee is a prime example, with the Mbata community producing this alongside the social enterprise Agri Evolve.

Mbata is a village in the Rwenzori mountains sitting at 1700 metres above sea level. With most farmers generally working only 1 to 2 acres of land this is a combined community effort with cherries all delivered to a local buying point established by Agri Evolve. Here their fruit is weighed and sorted with farmers paid upfront. From there the cherries are transported to their washing station where they are floated, to separate any differences in ripeness and density, and then dried in protective poly-tunnels. This ensures a steady drying process and develops into a coffee rich in brown sugar and tropical sweetness.

  • Flavour Profile - Pear, Muscovado, Coconut
  • Origin - Uganda
  • Region - Rwenzori
  • Variety - SL14 & SL28
  • Altitude - 1,700 - 2,000 masl
  • Processing -Natural


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