Kerinci wet-hulled is supplied by 600 farmers in the Kerinci Valley, a fertile land of rich volcanic soil with over 300.000 people and is known as the “rice bowl”. The Kerinci Valley is surrounded by the Mount Kerinci volcano of the Kerinci Highlands, and the largest National Park in Sumatra, the Kerinci Seblat National Park. This park is an area of 5.235 square miles of rainforest, volcanoes, mountains, wetlands and rivers. The conservation group directed by the local conservationists who started with a small group of farmers several years ago who at the time produced 20 bags and had to travel up to 3 hours to access a hulling machine, and processing their cherries in large plastic tubs. A relationship with Santiang Exports has allowed the group of farmers in the Kerinci Valley to improve their production from 20 bags to container volumes, as well as quality. Today, the number of farmers involved in the group has grown to over 600 smallholder farmers.
Coffee fact sheet
Indonesia Kerinci SumatraRegional Coffee
This is a spicy, sweet coffee with a well-balanced body, a sweet acidity, flavors of black tea, cedar, chocolate and earthy notes.