Yirgacheffe coffee beans have a very distinctive fruity and citrus taste. Yirgacheffe beans when roasted light to medium will bring out an exceptional test that will bring delight to any coffee drinker novice or hardcore.
Yirgachefe is one of the woredas in the Southern Nations, Nationalities, and Peoples’ Region of Ethiopia, named after its major town Yirgachefe. Part of the Gedeo Zone, Yirgachefe is bordered on the south by Kochere, on the west by the Oromia Zone, on the north by Wenago, on the east by Bule, and on the southeast by Gedeb. Yirgacheffe coffee bean are grown on high plateau (1800-2100 meters). Ethiopia coffees are among the world’s most varied and distinctive, and at least one, Yirgacheffe, ranks among the very finest.
Yirgacheffes and Harar coffee in particular are considered by Ethiopians as “garden coffees,” grown on small plots by villagers using completely traditional methods. Besides some govermant owned commercial farms. all Ethiopian coffee are grown in small patch of land on the backyard of this farmers or picked from small patch forest ares owned by this farmers’ cooperative.