The islands of Indonesia were formed by volcanoes, producing a rich soil that is ideal for growing coffee. It is no wonder that some of the worlds most famous coffees are grown on the islands of Indonesia including; Sumatra, Sulawesi, and Java.
Coffee trees were originally brought to Indonesia by the Dutch, who sought to break the world-wide Arabic monopoly on the cultivation of coffee. Within a few years, Indonesian coffee dominated the world's coffee market. Mandailing is the name of the ethnic group in Indonesia responsible for coffee cultivation in Sumatra.
Sumatran coffee is processed in a using a unique method that produces a full body with a concentrated flavor, garnished with herbal nuances and a spicy finish. The trademark flavor is famous for its low acidity and lingering richness on the back of the palate.
We offer our Sumatra coffee in both a medium and dark roast as well as a dark roast decaffeinated version.