Simply put, the premise of Golden Ticket is to combine coffees of high character and great deliciousness in such a way that the whole is greater than the sum of the parts. This essentially allows us to celebrate more of our favourite coffees (that additionally may have a small lot size), finds a nice middle point between “single” and “blend”, and sets us a great Quality Control challenge to make an interesting and different product to Candyman that fluctuates more over time, as the components change more frequently. Just to re-state this: Golden Ticket will have has less focus on “balance” and consistency of flavours per se, and more on short run, special with high character. The espresso version also has the requirement to have great presence in milk.
Harsu Sala: The FOB price was $2.75 USD/lb though we’d have been happy to pay more if only we knew the premium would get paid to farmers or if would contribute to meaningful social projects.. We are planning towards this when harvest commences again in November 2019.
Amigos Del Huila: We paid an average of 1,350,000 pesos per carga to the producers involved with this lot, in March 2018, against the prevailing market price of 710,000 pesos per carga and the Fairtrade (TM) price of 755,000 pesos per carga.
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