Sidama Coffee Farmers’ Manager in Americus, Tuesday, Sept. 25

Written by nema on Sep 19, 2012 in BLOG |

Berhanu Legesse Hailemariam, deputy general manager of the Sidama Coffee Farmers Cooperative Union, will be at Cafe Campesino Coffee House in Americus on Tuesday, Sept. 25, at 6:30 p.m.   He will be joining staff members of Cooperative Coffees, North America’s only green bean importing cooperative of roasters, to discuss the coffee supply chain.  The general public is encouraged to attend.

The Sidama Coffee Farmers Cooperative Union is based in Southern Ethiopia.  It began representing small-scale farmers in 2001 and has grown to become the second largest coffee producing cooperative union in Ethiopia.  Today, SCFCU represents 46 cooperatives and more than 80,000 people.


Cafe Campesino Coffee House and Roastery
725 Spring Street
Americus, Georgia 31709
(229) 924-2468

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Global Crafts Wholesale
Sep 19, 2012 at 1:34 pm

I wish we could get there sounds like a great opportunity to meet with a producer. I am sure you will have a great event.

Alfonso O. Payne
Jan 10, 2013 at 11:05 am

The Sidama Coffee Farmers Cooperative Union (SCFCU) was formed in 2001 as an association of 39 member cooperatives located throughout the Sidama zone of southern Ethiopia. Nearly all coffee produced by members is shade-grown in low densities under the canopies of indigenous trees. Fair Trade Certified TM since 2003, SCFCU serves to develop stable producer and buyer relationships and export all members’ high-quality coffee directly to international markets while improving the lives of workers and their community. Sidama has won several titles in global cupping competitions, such as the SCAA Cupping Pavilion in 2005 and 2006.


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