Benchmark Coffee Traders distributes high quality green coffees from Sigri Estate in Papua New Guinea. They have direct family ties with these coffee producers and they work closely with them to bring their beautiful coffees to roasters in America. They support a strong social agenda that provides free housing, free healthcare, and free schooling to the coffee pickers and farmers who work tirelessly to help produce these unique coffees.
This washed typica is grown at over 5,000ft on the Sigri Estate. Sigri considers soil and water conservation a priority and the estate is bird and eco-friendly. A medium density shade strategy, using two types of shade trees promotes even ripening of coffee cherries and provides habitat for at least 90 species of birds.