[Homeroast] Coffee from Malawi?

Starfinder Stanley coffee at starf.org
Tue Feb 2 19:47:54 CST 2010


I have had some wonderful coffee from there, but none recently ---I had
heard the political situation at present was interfering with getting it out
in timely fashion.

It was a Malawi mapanga, I seem to recall... I'd have to check my bucket
labels....

...Starfinder

On Tue, Feb 2, 2010 at 5:24 PM, Tom & Maria - Sweet Maria's Coffee <
sweetmarias at sweetmarias.com> wrote:

> A lot of trouble transporting coffee from Malawi promptly, so it does not
> get exposed to high humidity at port and en route. There is potential,
> actually a lot of Gesha coffee there (but it does not cup like Esmeralda
> Gesha )- also a lot of catimor cultivar which is not good. We had someone
> offering us Gesha-Catimor blend!
>
> Tom
>
>
>  So over a cup of Colombia "Platos Fuertes de Huila" this weekend, a friend
>> and erstwhile roaster asked me about availability of coffee from Malawi.
>>  He
>> had been to Africa recently and brought back coffee from the Mzuzu region
>> and enjoyed it immensely.  Has anyone on the list had experience with that
>> region?
>> --Howard
>>
>> howard.degenholtz at gmail.com
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> --
> -Tom
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