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Flight Coffee Memphis - Strong Blend

HAZELNUT PRALINE  |  CARAMEL  |  MILK CHOCOLATE

Memphis. The strongest one of the lot. Designed and roasted to have a huge presence in the cup, a big round body, and loads of chocolate notes. With this blend, we wanted something that could hold its own in larger cups but also stand proud as a smaller beverage too. Named after our very first cafe, Memphis Belle. A cafe known for leaving an impression on the NZ cafe scene for always providing a big, vibrant, loud, and engaging experience. Just like the cafe, our Memphis Blend is sure to do just that. 

Producer: Various small lot holders
Region: Brazil, Colombia, Timor-Leste 
Process: Natural, Washed, Washed
Varietal: Red Bourbon, Castillo, Colombia, Castillo, Yellow Catuai, and Yellow Bourbon
Roasting Profile: Espresso / Filter

Please note:
If you're selecting 500g, you will receive 2 x 250g bags.
If you're ordering 1kg, you will receive 1 x 1kg bag.

BRAZIL

Producer: 
Various small lot holders
State: 
Minas Gerais
Region: 
Mantiqueira de Minas.
Altitude: 
900 - 1500 MASL
Varietal: 
Yellow Catuai, Yellow Bourbon
Process: 
Natural

The Mantiqueira de Minas has some 7,800 producers, 89% of these are small lot holders. This regional blend is composed of coffees from some of these producers and was created with the goal of introducing small farmers to the specialty coffee market. Coffee has been grown in this region for over 100 years and it in 2011 and today the Mantiqueira de Minas region is one of the most awarded regions in Brazil.

COLOMBIA

Producer: 
ASOCAFETATAMA Santuario, Asotatama El Aguila, Entreverdes
Region: 
Risaralda
MASL: 
1400-1900
Variety: 
Caturra, Castillo, Colombia
Process: 
Washed

The Risaralda Regional Blend is a combination coffee from the regions of Santuario, El Aguila, and Belén de Umbría, all located in the Risaralda Department. A regional blend means can maximise the effectiveness of our purchasing by purchasing much larger volumes of into New Zealand and with careful demand planning, we contract our coffee in advance of the season providing a guarantee to market for coffee producers. The blend is brought together in Santuario by the wonderful people of ASOCAFETATAMA (Coffee Association of Tatama), where the coffee from each region is blended and prepared for milling. A first payment is received at this point by producers, followed by a second payment on export. Each producer receives an above market price for their coffee at the time it is sold to us, this price is set above the C market price and is higher than other premium based models. In 2019, producers received an average household income of at least 5x greater than what the C market price provided at the time.

TIMOR-LESTE

Region:
Ermera
MASL: 
1700-1800
Variety:
Hibrido de Timor, Typica
Processing:
Washed

Having found its sovereignty in 2002, Timor-Leste is one of the world’s youngest countries. As the country finds stability, the development of the agriculture sector is rapidly becoming an important pillar for the structural transformation of the country’s economy. Timor-Leste currently faces enormous economic upheaval, as its oil reserves begin to run dry. In its place, coffee is set to become that nation’s most vital export. In Timor-Leste, our work is currently focussed namely in the municipality of Ermera. One of thirteen municipalities in the country, it is home to the largest coffee production volumes, whilst almost 60% of the municipality's population live below the poverty line. We are excited to present you coffees from the Atsabe Washing Station. This community washing station is the first of its kind in Ermera and supports the surrounding suco’s (villages) in the Atsabe region. Throughout the season cherry is collected daily, either from buying points located throughout the region or delivered directly to the station and processed at the facility.

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