Gelana Abaya coffees are produced in the Gelana and Abaya woredas (districts) located just northwest of the town of Yirgacheffe. Gelana and Abaya are neighboring districts, Gelana to the south and Abaya to the north, stretched along the eastern slopes of the range of hills that separate Yirgacheffe from Lake Abaya. Both Gelana and Abaya are located in the Borena Zone of Ethiopia’s massive Oromia Region.
This coffee were produced by Oromo people small hold farmers and out growers. The Oromo people are an ethnic group inhabiting Ethiopia and parts of Kenya and Somalia. They are the largest ethnic group in Ethiopia and the wider Horn of Africa. Most of the Oromo people became Christians or Muslims over the centuries, while some retained their traditional beliefs. Oromo people were famous in their language as "Tatari" which means "hard-working".
This coffee is very distinctive with delicious variations in flavor.
Floral notes with vanilla aftertaste
Subregion: Gelana Abaya