Illustration for Dagger Coffee, Ethiopia:
“[…]That being said, the transparency of the coffee produced is often not that easy. It is hard to truely track a cash flow of a paid premium, to guarantee it is delivered to the coffee farmers. Therefor we found it important to work with trustworthy partners and producers, that have build a steady relationship.
This coffee is by default produced organic (like many Ethiopian coffees), although this particular coffee did not purchased de certificate for this. The coffee grows in a semi-forest, surrounded with a variety of plants. The farmers from this region often have an extra cash crop like corn, giving them the luxury to have enough money to wait until the coffee cherries fully ripen. […]”