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Dari washing station is located in Hambela between Gedeb and Central Guji, an area where the volcanic soil has a distinctive deep red and brown top-layer. and is packed with nutrients perfect for coffee production.
Hambela’s altitude is higher on average than other parts of Guji with a clear bi-modal rainfall pattern, which relates to between 2000 and 2200mm rainfall each year. Hambela’s cup profile distinguishes itself for it’s syrupy body and fragrant vanilla notes.
The coffee from Dari is collected from farmers whose main business is coffee production. The coffee is grown within false banana trees; one of the staple foods in the Hambela region
This coffee in particular comes from the Hambela Washing Station in the Guji region. Washing station manager Abiyot collects the coffee from more than 450 farmers. He has built a reputation in the community for providing financing to farmers during the off-season reputability, and taking cherry in lieu of payment.
A network of collectors, personally trained by Abiyot to recognize quality cherries, will inform him on a daily basis as to the cherry availability and local price, before he will purchase based on the capacity of the drying station.
Dari is owned by Buno Coffee, who have been supplying coffee to the ECX for more than five years from this station, but with the change in regulation Buno has been able to begin exporting their coffees to buyers throughout the world.