Exploring Cascara Coffee in Ethiopia: A journey from discarded fruit to antioxidant-rich beverage

Moyee Coffee Ethiopia is the leading coffee roaster and exporter company in Ethiopia, boasting a production capacity of 5.5 million kilograms of roasted coffee per annum. Established in 2014, Moyee has positioned itself as a pioneer in the coffee sector by introducing sustainable and value-adding activities throughout the entire coffee value chain, from crop to cup. 

Cascara, a collaborative project between P4F, Moyee, and GIZ (Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit), involves utilizing the byproduct of coffee processing known as cascara. Traditionally discarded as waste, cascara refers to the dried husks of coffee cherries. However, Moyee recognizes its potential value and has found ways to transform cascara into a marketable product.

This video showcases a journey into the world of Cascara coffee. It explores the origins of cascara, it’s traditional use by Ethiopian coffee farmers, and how Moyee has harnessed it’s potential to create a unique and sustainable coffee experience.