The Coffee Quest Coffee Imports | Ethiopia Origin Trip
Coffee, Import, Europe, Green coffee
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Ethiopia Origin Trip

This year, The Coffee Quest will host an origin trip to visit our partner, Dominion Trading, in Ethiopia. By the end of Februari most washingstations will have finalized their production, and coffee is getting milled and prepared for export. Hosted by Catalyst Coffee Consultants we will visit washingstations like, Reko Koba and Semalo Pride. We will go to farms and meet the farmers, visit dry mills to experience the post-harvest process and we will do a whole lot of cupping in preparation of the 2018 season.

We will travel the country in Land Cruisers together with a group of American Coffee people, and will visit regions like Sidama and Yirgacheffe. During this trip you can experience the work The Coffee Quest and Dominion do in Ethiopia with the local people, on coffee quality, on social impact and on roaster involvement.

For this trip you are required to organize your own arrival to Addis Ababa airport. From there on you will be fully hosted by The Coffee Quest & Catalyst. Bring your own pocket money for souvenirs, drinks and small spendings. Don’t forget to check the checklist “10 things you need to pack” by The Perfect Daily Grind.


Catalyst Coffee Consulting & The Coffee Quest


21 – 28 Feb

Group size:

14 persons


€1500,- , all in land transportation, lodging & meals


Tourist visa required for Dutch, Belgium & German citizens


DTP, Hepatitis A and Yellow fever recommended

Security situation:

Code yellow & code orange, small to medium security risk

Registration process:

After you fill in the registration form to you right, we will contact you directly to formalize registration of your group. You will be requested to pay the full amount in advance of the trip, so we can start making bookings to accommodate you are your group.

Refund and cancellation:

After payment, the reservation is considered final. If you need to cancel, we cannot promise you a refund, unless we manage to sort that out with the other suppliers down the chain. The Coffee Quest holds the right to cancel the trip at any time, and will refund you in full in case we have to cancel.


We organise the trip for you, but you carry full responsibility for your participation. Make sure you read the visa and health rules and well as the rules of the country you visit, and are informed about potential security risks. We have full trust in our origin partners, and are assured they will do everything in their power to host us well and make our stay go down smoothly.


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