Papua New Guinea | Timuza | Fair Trade
The Timuza is grown on the average farm size is 1.4 hectares per family, with adjacent gardens for cultivation of food crops such as sweet potato, taro, and cassava. Farmers have received training and assistance in financial management, gender equality, coffee husbandry and standards for processing through local partners.
The harvest takes place from April through September, with selective harvest of ripe cherry, manually pulping, fermentation in traditional bilum bags, washing, and full sun-drying. In 2016, Timuza placed 1st in the National Cupping Competition.
Elevation 1550 to 1800 meters
Varietals Arusha,Mundo Novo,Typica
Milling Process Fully Washed
Drying Process Patio Drying
Harvest April - September
Export July - October