Starbucks debuts rare East Timor single-origin coffee sourced from Cooperativa Café Timor

Written by NCBA CLUSA Staff

Starbucks’ East Timor Tatamailau is named after the country’s highest peak, Mount Ramelau, known in the local language as Tatamailau and shaped like a crocodile. [photo: Global Coffee Report]Starbucks’ East Timor Tatamailau is named after the country’s highest peak, Mount Ramelau, known in the local language as Tatamailau and shaped like a crocodile. [photo: Global Coffee Report]Starbucks’ East Timor Tatamailau is named after the country’s highest peak, Mount Ramelau, known in the local language as Tatamailau and shaped like a crocodile. [photo: Global Coffee Report]With its latest Single Origins series release, Starbucks is once again showcasing coffee grown by cooperative farmers. Much like Starbucks’ Reserve East Timor Peaberry, released in April, the new East Timor Tatamailau is sourced from the country’s largest private-sector employer—a coffee cooperative founded with support from NCBA CLUSA.

Learn more about this offering, available for a limited time in the U.S. and Canada, from the Global Coffee Report, a publication that reports on issues and trends shaping the global coffee industry: http://gcrmag.com/news/article/starbucks-debuts-rare-east-timor-single-origin-coffee