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Ethiopia Idido Coffee

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Chocolates And Sugars Flavours / Notes
Chocolate & SugarsChoc & Sugars
Fruity Flavours / Notes
Plants And Vegetables Flavours / Notes
Plants & Vegetables
Blueberry Cherry Dark Chocolate Peach Raspberry Rice
Flavours & Notes
Quick Details
Origin(s): Ethiopia
Brightness of Flavours
Balanced & Pleasing
Bright & Crisp
Full Bodied
Medium Balanced
Balance of Flavours
Well Balanced
Coffee Specification
Roast Profile: Omniroasted for both filter and espresso
Processing Method: Natural
Cupping Score: You can score this one...
More Information
Does this include caffeine? Yes, this product contains caffeine
Is this coffee available as pre-ground? Yes, pre-ground options available
Are there any specific product benefits?
Ethiopia Idido Coffee
Idido has been a cooperative since the late ‘70s, and has since grown to include over 1,000 members. We wanted to share the Idido because of its bright fruitiness, something which showcases the much-loved profile of classic Ethiopian coffee. Although coffee originates from Ethiopia, it doesn’t often have the usual dark chocolate flavours and nuttiness associated with coffee. It can be very vibrant, and really conveys that coffee is a fruit with lots of natural sweetness. The Idido perfectly captures this, with a summer-like fruity cup.

In Ethiopia, there are coffee co-ops all over the country, meaning coffee farmers are usually part of one co-op or another. The farmer will pick their coffee cherries and bring them to the local market, where there are buying stations from cooperatives and private mills. Producers can listen to the radio to find out the recent prices both the co-ops and mills have sold their coffee at, and then decide to whom they will sell their lot.

These co-ops typically offer a lower up-front payment, but there will be a second payment down the line once they sell on the coffee. On the other hand, the private mills tend to offer a larger upfront payment, with less down the line. Producers tend to decide which to go with based on whether they can hold out without income for a few months, or if they need it all at the point of harvest.

Whichever they go with, the coffee is next wet-milled and sent to be dried, before being auctioned or sold directly to a buyer.
  • Producer: 1,000 Small Family Farms
  • Farm/Mill: Idido Cooperative
  • Cultivar: Kurume, Wolisho, Dega, 74110, 74112, 74165, JARC
  • Process: Natural
  • Location: Yirgacheffe, Gedeo
  • Altitude: 1,900- 2,400 masl
  • Harvest: December - March
  • Expect notes of Blueberry, Peach, Raspberry.

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