Grower: Koperasi ALKO | 476 members | CV. Yudi Putra
Variety: Andung Sari
Region: Kerinci District, North Sumatra, Sumatra, Indonesia
Harvest: November - February | May-August
Altitude: 1300 – 1650 masl
Soil: Volcanic loam
Process: Full natural and dried in the sun on elevated tables
Koperasi ALKO was established in 2017 to provide agribusiness knowledge and technology to coffee farmers in the Mount Kerinci area to increase their products' production capacity, quality, and value. Furthermore, this support will expand their global market (export), preserve nature, and build community empowerment.
Dried under a canopy (since rainfall is frequent and unpredictable in this area of Sumatra), this coffee is a true rarity for Indonesia in general and Sumatra in particular. While coffee can undoubtedly take longer to dry in these humid climes, this natural coffee exhibits the big clean fruit and intriguing floral notes of a coffee adequately dried in the fruit.
The cultivar, Andung Sari, is a relatively common Catimor selection frequently grown in Java and northern Sumatra and is characterized primarily (at least, for roasters) by its oblong "long berry" seed shape and appearance.