Yemen exported as the first country in the world coffee from the port city of Mocha in the 17th century and produces some of the world's finest and most sought after coffees.
The coffee production contributes to income and jobs in Yemen - both among farmers and in processing and exporting.
Coffee from Yemen - Jawda (147 DKK)
Jawda means "quality". Get a unique quality coffee from Yemen. Rich and sweet with moderate acid. Notes of chocolate, pecans and dried fruits. It has a cupping score of 84.25 - see full profile here.
The coffee, which is Odaini variant comes from Sha'an valley of Ibb in Yemen. Coffee berries are grown, harvested by hand and dried in the sun in the 1500-1700 m in height, reprocessed natural and resting for 12 weeks.
Coffee from Yemen -Khawlani (109 DKK)
A coffee from Khawlani, Sa'ada in northern Yemen, which has been very hard hit by the war. Clean, rich, low acid. Notes of cocoa, hazelnuts and flower honey.
The coffee is grown by two brothers Ali and Faisal Marwan with their families have farms Jalat Al-Enab and Al-Masa'arah. The families hand pick coffee berries and drying them under the sun, so that after harvest treated natural.
We are building long-term cooperation with the families and our partner, Yemen Journey, has delivered net stretched on frames for drying, and work closely with families to improve the quality even more. The deal therefore contribute to the development of coffee production in the secluded and very poor area. It is our coffees that make the biggest difference.
Read the blog post On a coffee travel describing the first visit of families in Sa'ada.
Both coffees are available in 250g bags as roasted coffee, whole beans.
Read more about coffee from Yemen.