Testi Trading PLC & Feysel Abdosh Coffee Supplier are sister companies owned by Feysel Abdosh who has been in the coffee industry for close to 20 years. The company with a score of 87.59 earned 24th place in the competition as well as scoring 87.26 and 86.41 points earned two places in the national winners’ category.
It has coffee farmers in two regions Oromia and SNNP. In Oromia in Banti Korba kebele, Oddo Shakiso woreda, Guji zone it farms on an altitude of 1800-2200 meters above sea level working with about 500 farmers. In SNNP in Gura Ferda woreda, Bench Maji zone, farming at an altitude of 1300-1600 it grows the Gesha variety of coffee on its farm of 20 hectares. From both areas the company annually collects about 900,000 kilograms of red cherries from more than 200 hectares of land. These are processed into anaerobic and natural specialty coffees which are exported mostly to the USA, Europe, and Asia.
Feysel Abdosh said, “The coming of Cup of Excellence to Ethiopia is the best thing that has helped to further promote the coffees of Ethiopia and because of the high quality of coffee demanded by the competition, it is bringing better money for Ethiopian coffee.
Maji, Southern Nations, Ethiopia