Java Sunda Hejo Tambak Ruyung (2020 Crop)

Melon, pear, golden raisin
$3.11 / lb $411.38 / bag
Bag Weight 60 KG BAG
Harvest Season 2019/20
Jan 2020
SKU P605857-5
  • 48 Bag(s)
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About This Coffee

Sunda Hejo is a premium mark from the Klasik Beans Cooperative, where their slogan is “Lakukan hal-hal kecil dengan tulus,” meaning “Do the little things sincerely.” This coffee comes from small holder farmers in the region around the beautiful Tambak area in Central Java, in the shadow of Mount Merapi, Java’s most active volcano. The fresh cherry for the coffee is carefully chosen and pulped in small batches. Fermented overnight and washed clean, the parchment is dried on raised beds in bamboo greenhouses. 

Country of Origin Indonesia
Harvest Season 2019/20
Coffee Grade IDN CA WA JAV G1
Bag Type Grain Pro / Ecotact
Plant Species Arabica
Processing Washed
Co-Op Klasik Beans Cooperative
Growing Altitude >1200m

History of Coffee in Java 

Although coffee was first planted successfully on Java around 1700, cultivation spread slowly throughout what would become the great archipelagic state of Indonesia. In fact, the green coffee of Java served as progenitor to the coffees of far off Central America and had begun its ascent to being considered, alongside Arabian Mocha, as one of the best coffees in the world, long before commercial cultivation spread to nearby islands. At the same time, it should be noted that nearly all coffee from any island in the Dutch East Indies was considered “Java” until the early 20th century, so whose to say what Java was before then.  

Growing Coffee in Java 

Some of the large coffee estates created by the Dutch 175 years ago can still be found on the volcanic Ijen Plateau at the eastern tip of Java, but most coffee farmers are smallholders growing coffee on an average of 1.5 hectare, many of them among a cluster of volcanoes in West Java, where coffee cultivation first began on the island. Although disease resistant Robusta became the dominate coffee crop, West Java has seen a steady increase in Arabica production in recent years. Arabica generally grows above 1200 meters and virtually all coffee is fully washed.  

  • Status Spot
  • Producer Type Cooperative
  • Processing Washed
  • Bag Type Grain Pro / Ecotact
  • Plant Species Arabica
  • Coffee Grade IDN CA WA JAV G1
  • Growing Altitude >1200m
  • Country of Origin Indonesia
  • Warehouse The Annex
  • Co-Op Klasik Beans Cooperative
  • On Sale No
  • Top Lot No
  • CTRM Contract Number P605857-5

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