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Gimbi Coffee

Typically used in blends, this coffee is characterized by a fruity flavor and bright acidity. Beans are processed by both the dry and wet methods.
Region: In the west of the country, this area produces a full and fruity coffee, used by many to bring added character to blends. Lekempti is the capital city and also the trade name the coffee is exported as, but in actuality the bulk of Lekempti coffee comes from the Gimbi region and beyond, a good 100 km from Lekempti city.
Distance from Addis by car: Lekempti up to 6 hours (327 kms) Gimbi up to 10 hours (440 kms).

ALTITUDE 1700-2200 m (5570-7210 ft)
CUP Good acidity, medium body with a wild fruity finish
HARVEST February to April
SHIPMENT December to March/April
EXPORTS P.A. 3’000 MT unwashed (Grade 4), 27’000 MT unwashed (Grade 5)