Organic coffee is shade really better

Fifty Shades of Green? In the eternal quest for ‘better’ coffee, there is a plethora of labels applied to raw beans to get our attention. Fairtrade, Organic, Bird Friendly, Rainforest, AAA, Café Practices, the list goes on. One of the more recent tags applied is ‘Shade Grown’ but with little clarity in regards to certification and with so many causes célèbre to choose from, I thought it was high time to examine Shade-Grown coffee. In the wild, as in the…

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Namaste! Would you like a coffee?

Namaste! Himalayan Specialty Coffee! Done the Right Way!   We are a Nepalese based coffee farm operating an organically certified 100 hectare estate as well as a 2 hectare microlot coffee estate, where we currently have in production Arabica and Geisha varietals. Our Himalayan grown green beans are shade grown at altitudes between 1300m – 1400m asl, and are perfect for espresso, filter and milk based coffees. But coffee is not the only thing that excites us…   As part of our…

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Melbourne coffee

A Beginner’s Guide to Coffee Regions

4th June 2016 This is a great article for getting to know the coffee you are drinking each morning. Nepal also boasts a great environment for growing beans, with high elevation and fertile vegetation, it is perfect for arabica as well as other coffee varietals. Coffee tasting notes include: a very mild acidity, smooth flavour, delicate hints of floral, cocao, jasmine and cinnamon. The Estates are scattered under the snow line in the foothills of the Himalayas, approximately 100km from…

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Earthquake Nepal

Nepal Trip November 2015

10th November 2015 This trip to Nepal has been one of the most challenging but rewarding. Our main purpose was to get into Nepal and see firsthand the result of the devastating Nepal Earthquake which occurred in April 2015. To be honest this was the first time I was actually nervous travelling into Nepal, even more so than the first time I had arrived in Kathmandu. We saw where the funds raised, which was close to 10 thousand Australia Dollars…

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Nepal Earthquake Appeal

27th April 2015 Hi Everyone,   I am writing this email to reach out to you in relation to the tragic events that have occurred in Nepal over the past couple of days, with the Earthquake and now aftershocks and avalanches that have affected so many of us. On Saturday at approximately 4pm I received a call from my dear friend Ranjan Bhandari who is a local Nepalese man from Chitwan a district of Nepal, who was in Kathmandu at…

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Happy Farmer Organics

12th September 2013 Happy Farmer Organics Pty Ltd – wholesale coffee Australia – is an importer of specialty graded Arabica coffee beans. We supply green beans commercially to specialty roasters as well as roasted beans to cafes, hotels and individuals Australia wide. The company is not only an importer however, we have strong farming ties in Asia and particularly Nepal with coffee estates that have been farming for over 20 years and we are even setting up a joint venture…

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About Us

Happy Farmer Organics Pty Ltd is an importer of specialty graded Arabica coffee beans. We supply green beans commercially to specialty roasters, organic wholesalers & cafes Australia wide. We have our distribution centre based in Melbourne & our coffee estates in multiple locations in Nepal.

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