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Tumba

In North Sumatran coffee markets, the growers sell their coffee in wet parchment form. The coffee is sold by weight, but measured with a 2 liter volume canister called “tumba”. It equals 1.2 kg roughly. The coffee parchment must be … Continue reading

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Harvest Season in the Hood

March is a very busy month in the Sumatran Highlands. Coffee is being harvested Daily by the metric ton. A trip around the growing region and the market made me even more excited about our first harvest. Now, how did … Continue reading

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