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30 Brazil Exotic Pods & 30 Rare Colombian Pods.

Roar Gill's Exotic Burundi Coffee Pods are certified both as compostable and organic. The environmentally friendly choice for your Nespresso Compatible machine.

Roar Gill Exotic

Source: COOPFAM, Minas Girais, Brazil
Type: Bourbon coffee
Strength: 6/10
Serving size: Lungo and Espresso
Flavour Notes: Sweet Chocolate Vanilla Hazelnuts

What do organic speciality coffee and social impact investing have to do with empowering some of the poorest women in the world? In rural Minas Girais, Brazil, women used to support their husbands on small family farms but had little involvement or say in the business or farming decisions. This changed forever in the mid 2000’s, when Oikocredit investee partner, Coopfam (Cooperativa dos Agricultores Familiares de Poço Fundo e Região) - a smallholder coffee cooperative - started to focus on empowering women to play an equal role in producing the coffee that had been a part of their lives for decades.

Roar Gill Rare

Source: Delos Andes Cooperative Jardín, Colombia
Type: Arabica Beans
Strength: 8/10
Serving size: Ristretto and Espresso
Flavour Notes: Chocolate Almonds Blood Orange

 The Farm

Excelso coffee represents the top ten percent of the cooperative’s production. Rare and sought-after coffee.

The cooperative provides a subsidy for younger generations that gives them more money per pound of coffee produced to encourage them to stay in the family business which helps long-term sustainability in coffee farming. In so many growing communities, the younger generation looks to leave the industry, as currently, coffee farming creates an extremely precarious financial position for the small-scale farmers.

FARM DETAILS

Exotic Burundi

This coffee is prepared by Ramadhan Salum, Burundian entrepreneur and producer, who has invested to set up several wet mills in the Kayanza region of Burundi. Sun-dried on African beds, this red bourbon is our KIBOKO Label coffee.

Burundi is a small country located between Rwanda, the DRC and Tanzania. The country produces mainly Arabica coffee, more often than not from the "bourbon" variety, prepared using a washing process.

Coffee is grown at high altitudes between 1800m to 2100m on average, and is often characterised by a bright acidity and pleasant notes of citrus, which is particularly the case in the coffees grown in the Kayanza region.

Rare Honduras

Adin Ramos, produces coffee located in the region of Montecillos. He produces certified "Marcala"coffees, which owns a Denomination of Origin (the 1st of Central America) and is one of the greatest origins in central America. Marcela is a town located in La Paz County, in the south-west of Honduras.

About sixty producers decided to get together to form the private society COMSA (Café Orgánico Marcala). Today, it has grown to more than 700 - all employees are producers. The cooperative subsidises community education and has also created a tasting and organic agriculture classes for all producers.

Adin Ramos' microlot is organic and certified Bird Friendly (local fauna and flora protection).

In 2013-2014, Adin's farm suffered a lot from the Roya [leaf rust], but thanks to his alliance with COMSA, they set up new production and organic fertilisation techniques, allowing him to quickly get incredible micro lots into production.

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COMPOSTABILITY

Roar Gill coffee capsules use a cutting-edge corn-starch-based bioplastic that is certified to be 100% compostable along with all our packaging.

Whether composting at home, through a council food waste collection or in landfill.

We prefer to build our ideas concerning sustainability into every pod, rather than asking our customers to do the work for us.

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