New Single Origin of the Month – Indonesian FTO Kokowagayo

February 13, 2017 | Blog | 0 comments | Author:

Kokowagayo Cooperative was formed in 2014 by Mrs. Rizkani and other women who previously members of Permata Gayo Cooperative.

Mrs. Rizkani was inspired by the lack of participation of the woman to voice out their opinions. Her concerns had led to support from all members to form other cooperative which only for woman. At the beginning, 470 woman members from Permata Gayo Cooperative joined to a new cooperative named Kokowagayo ( Gayo Women Cooperative Coffee). This is also the First all Women Coffee Cooperative of Asia.

Estimate production: 1100kg/hectare/ 482 total

Climate: wet tropical

Altitude: 1200 – 1800 m above sea level

Cultivar: Catimor and Bourbon

Soil type: Andisol (volcanic ash as a parent materials) commonly found in the Circum-Pacific “Ring of Fire”