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Lotta Love for Gatta: A Sky-High Score for Gatta Anaerobic
We know our Gatta Anaerobic is good. Crazy good. Good enough to take to competition, even. Still, when Coffee Review in their March tasting report awarded this recent Ethiopian micro lot with a soaring 94 points, we were blissfully over the moon. Gatta Anaerobic is Olympia Coffee's first-ever anaerobic coffee from Ethiopia, sourced from producer Kenean Dukamo of Gatta Farm in Sidamo. It also happens to be the only lot on Coffee Review's list that hails from the African continent. While more farms in Latin America seem to have jumped on anaerobic processing, the trend has picked up more slowly...
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Our 2023 Transparency Report Is Here
What is it that makes specialty coffee so, well, magical? For us at Olympia Coffee, it’s the people. The farmers and importers, roasters and production experts, baristas and cafe regulars — and so many others that support and shape us. It’s because of these people, living in diverse, vibrant communities across the globe, that we’ve grown our company around a core mission to work toward a coffee industry that’s equitable, ethical, and sustainable from seed to cup. So that everyone whose hands and hearts go into making this delicious, carefully crafted coffee can enjoy a better quality of life. That’s...
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Voted Best Coffee
For the 4th year in a row we were voted Best Coffee by readers of the Weekly Volcano in their annual Best of Olympia issue. We are very happy and honored to again win the title of Best Coffee. This 6th time our company has received mention since the Weekly Volcano started the Best of Olympia in 2011. We have won Best Coffee every year, in addition Oliver received mention as "Most Approachable Coffee Expert" in 2011 and we also won Best Customer Service in 2012. We are so grateful to our customers that allow us to do what we...
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