Yemen, Fawaz Ali
Region: West Haraz
Variety: Dawairy, Ja’adi
Altitude: 2200 MASL
Crop Year: 2020
Tasting Notes: Cranberry, Rosehip, Apple
Fawaz Ali inherited the farm from his father with about 700 coffee trees. He shares the land with his siblings and has 2 boys and 4 girls to support.
Story of Yemen
Located in the southern Arabian Peninsula, Yemen is home to some of the worlds earliest ancient civilizations. Its also the Birthplace of coffee-drinking. With Yemeni monks brewing it as early as the 1400s. and later on, the Port of Mokha would become the world’s main market place for coffee for nearly three centuries.
YEMEN Have the World’s Oldest & Most Exotic Coffees
Distinctive in both its appearance and flavor, Yemen Mokha is grown on terraces that cling to the fertile central mountains and highlands of Yemen, this Unique coffee grown organically and then naturally processed, just as it has been for centuries. It’s this that helps give it its exotic fruity and floral notes. With the agriculture sector employing nearly 80% of the Yemeni population, the best way to Improve living conditions is by supporting the Yemeni farms, SABCOMEED is are committed to establishing a community-based specialty coffee initiative, one that results in better income, better environmental sustainability, and better quality of life.
WORDS FROM OUR EXPORTING PARTNER SABCOMEED:
We believe in truth, knowledge, and purpose. When it comes to choosing our farmers and partners, honesty is the base of our relationships. It is important for us to share opportunities and challenges so that expectations are understood from the beginning. As knowledge seekers, we welcome criticism, feedback, and learning every step of the way so that we can always improve ourselves. Our purpose is to grow with our partners who share the same approach towards a better future for all. It is this philosophy that guides our operations in Yemen and the impact on our farmers.