Papua New Guinea - Baroida Estate
The Baroida plantation is located in the Eastern Highlands of Papua New Guinea and was founded by Ben Colbran in the 1960's. Ben purchased the land from a native named Taro and they were among the first people to cultivate coffee in these valleys.
The Colbran family is now in its third generation with Bens son Nickel and grandson Chris running the plantation. Through their network of local coffee producers they have built built roads, bridges, schools and runways for the community. Baroida is one of the last true single estate coffees available in Papua New Guinea.
Altitude: 5500 - 6000 ft above sea level
Size: 220 hectare plantation
Varietals: Bourbon, Typica (26 plots, all GPS tracked for trace ability)
Tasting notes: Very clean cup of coffee with subtle orange like acidity, and rich dark bittersweet chocolate.