How much is the farmer paid | Aga
Do you ever ask your barista how much the farmer gets paid?
08.02.2024Casper Rasmussen

To acknowledge the outstanding quality in the cup, we have chosen to pay 139% above the market price for Habtamu Fekadu Aga's coffee. We call it a 'quality bonus' so you know the direct impact your coffee choice has on the farmer. Thank you for being a part of this rewarding journey.

We have laid out all the numbers for you in our Transparency Report

About Aga

In 1945, Habtamu Fekadu’s family made their first mark in coffee and has since passed down their knowledge and wet mills to the younger generation. Habtamu has expanded the family business and now grows coffee on his own farms while also processing cherries from local farmers of the region. The terroir contributes to elegant coffees with floral notes. The coffee undergoes the classic washed process, resulting in a traditional Ethiopian profile.

How much is the farmer paid? 
Coffee Collective trades directly with producers, ensuring that the payment goes into the right hands. When you purchase a bag of coffee you will know how much the producer is paid.

Coffee Collective price compared to the market price

Transparency in coffee prices
The graph above shows you the difference between the quality bonus and the ICO market price, as well as the Fairtrade price. Neither the market price nor Fairtrade clearly and transparently informs you about how much money actually reaches the farmers.

In contrast, the quality bonus provides you with a market comparison that is transparent.

The light red pillar represents the price that Coffee Collective paid directly to Habtamu. This is the price we paid above the market price. Therefore, Habtamu Fekadu Aga received $5 per pound for this harvest.


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