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  • deep notes of ripe stone fruit
  • nutty with undertones of dried fruit
  • clean, sweet and complex

Java Preanger

Bright, balanced and smooth with deep notes of ripe stone fruit and a pleasantly subtle nuttiness, Java Preanger is not only great as a single origin coffee, but is also a cornerstone in many of our best selling blends, including Kansas City Blend and Classic Cup.

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Origin: Java
Region: West Java
Growers: Wildan and Atieq Mustikaningtyas
Elevation: 4,400 – 4,900 feet
Process: Fully Washed
Varietal: Typica

Java Preanger is sourced from family-owned farms located in the Pangalengan district, Bandung Regency on the island of Java, Indonesia. Wildan Mustofa and Atieq Mustikaningtyas, a husband and wife team, started cultivating coffee in 2011 as a means of erosion control and soil conservation on the steep terrain near where they were cultivating vegetables, seed potato, and tea. They also encouraged and mentored their neighbors who now also grow coffee on 2 to 5 acre plots. Their collective of coffee and shade trees, such as eucalyptus and pine, have very good foliage and root systems that protect the soil from erosion and increases water holding capacity, which is very important because the Bandung highland is a catchment area for the Citarum basin. Approximately 40 million people in West Java Province and Jakarta Capital Territory depend on the Citarum river for irrigation and domestic water use. Wildan and Atieq have also used coffee revenue to purchase land and provide construction funds for a local school that gives children closer access to education through high school.