Tanzanian Pea Berry is a wonderful coffee, shade-grown on the slopes of Mt. Kilimanjaro and sourced from small farmers in Tanzania, East Africa, who are paid three times fair-trade value!
Tanzania Kilimanjaro Pea Berry is special because it is so rare. Only about 5% of coffee beans are pea berry beans. Most coffee beans are born twins. Within each cherry on the coffee tree, two beans are grown side by side, resulting in the flat face of most beans. Pea berries, however, occur when only one of the two seeds are fertilized, growing on its own without anything to flatten it. They are individualists, the lone guns of the coffee world. Because of their independence, each pea berry is infused with all the assets normally reserved for two beans.
Mount Kilimanjaro, a dormant volcano in northern Tanzania, is the highest peak in Africa at 19,330 feet. Kilimanjaro’s lower slopes provide fertile soil to grow Tanzania Pea Berry coffee, and the climate provides excellent conditions for coffee trees to thrive. These wet-processed beans flourish in this precise climate ideal for growing such pea berry coffee beans. The pea berry bean is carefully selected for its rich, distinguished flavor, giving this coffee optimal taste and aroma.