|Altitude:||1500-2200 metres above sea level|
|Region:||Sidama, Bensa, Bombe Village|
|Producer:||Asefa Dukamo Korma|
Daye Bensa was established in 2006 by two brothers, Asefa and Mulugeta Dukamo who have been working as coffee suppliers from Sidama region. Daye Bensa produces some of the best coffees in the world, taking out the 2020 Cup of Excellence.
Farmers are paid higher for their cherries in this region and farmers are well known for picking only red cherries. Harvests usually occur a month earlier than surrounding regions. There are 391 farmers that bring their cherries to this washing station. The equipment and tools include fermentation tanks, allowing for natural and anaerobically processed coffees and African beds for drying coffee.
This coffee grows on the slopes of the Shanta Golba Mountain. Climate conditions are sunny with humid annual rainfall of 1599 - 1799mm. This particular lot was naturally processed and a clean, sweet, and good balance runs throughout. It offers a lot of dried fruit flavours, lingering milk chocolate, and a smooth and buttery texture.