Indonesia Sumatra Gayo
Location: Sumatra Gayo
Attitude: 1,200 - 1,600 m.a.s.l.
Process: Semi Washed
Roasting: Light to Medium
Tobacco, Lemon, Caramel
Arisarina Cooperative is a coffee producers' cooperative established in 2013, located at the highlands of Gayo Aceh Province of Sumatra island, in Indonesia. The membership has reached 2,494 Gayo coffee farmers and their common goal is to improve the quality of coffee grown in the Gayo highlands, as well as to maintain and preserve the ecosystem. Gayo is considered one of the largest Arabica coffee plantations in South East Asia.
The plantations are 100% managed by local farmers with a total of around 102,000 farmers. The cultivation has been following the principle of conservation, where each coffee farm planted with shade trees. This type of cultivation is rarely found in any other region in Indonesia.