Congo Mapendo (Democratic Republic of the Congo)
Mapendo, swahili for “love,” is farmed by a cooperative whose membership is diverse and nearly 40% of which are women. Mapendo is located in the Democratic Republic of the Congo in the South Kivu province. This flavorful coffee is grown at an altitude of 1,680-2,000 masl and is certified FTO (Fair Trade Organic).
Our coffees are directly sourced from our coffee co-op partners to provided sustainable practices and economic support for small family farmers throughout Central America.
Cupping score: 86.5
Altitude: 1,680-2,000 meters above sea level
Flavors: Strawberries, red apple, grape, with intense acidity
Recommended Roast: Medium