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The latest, news, information and insights into the world of Toraja Mountain Coffee.

Biodiversity & Better Coffee

Biodiversity & Better Coffee

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Feb 21, 2024 Charles Rosenberger

Like any plant, coffee takes nutrients from the soil, water and rain. In industrial coffee farms, this means row after row of coffee plant, isolated from nature, fertilized, mechanically harvested, etc. It’s sterile, repetitive and the opposite of wild.

The Depths of Utara Dark

The Depths of Utara Dark

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Feb 08, 2024 Charles Rosenberger

There’s no denying the current trend in modern coffee shops: light, pungent, fruit-forward roasts are in fashion. Sometimes, the mere mention of a dark or medium roast will make you seem old school, and not cool.

Embark to Pulu Pulu

Embark to Pulu Pulu

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Dec 12, 2023 Charles Rosenberger

Pulu Pulu in North Toraja is a special place for Toraja Mountain Coffee.

Helping You Find Your Coffee Grinder

Helping You Find Your Coffee Grinder

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Dec 05, 2023 Charles Rosenberger

Torajan villagers drinking coffee from traditional clay earthenware

Volcanic Soil Vessels

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Sep 27, 2023 Charles Rosenberger

Nightfall in Toraja

Nightfall in Toraja

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May 18, 2023 Charles Rosenberger

The remote mountains in Toraja are a sight to behold. To take in emotionally and spiritually. Both day and night.

Mountain-to-Cup Difference

Mountain-to-Cup Difference

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May 18, 2023 Charles Rosenberger

All Toraja Mountain Coffees are wild, naturally grown. Detached from outside influence.

Coffee in jars ready for testing

Approved by a Professional Palate

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Apr 20, 2023 Charles Rosenberger

Low Acid Texture

Low Acid Texture

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Apr 12, 2023 Charles Rosenberger

One of the hallmarks of Toraja Mountain Coffee is what we call a “low acid texture.”

Ground vs Whole Bean

Ground vs Whole Bean

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Mar 22, 2023 Charles Rosenberger

Let’s take a closer look at how easy it is to grind at home.

Pura, A Village Temple

Pura, A Village Temple

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Mar 14, 2023 Charles Rosenberger

This serene, mysterious place is a village temple called a ‘pura.’

female vendor selling durian fruit in Bali

Markets of Indonesia

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Mar 10, 2023 Charles Rosenberger

After living in Indonesia for almost a decade, then returning to the US during COVID to support family, Toraja Mountain Coffee’s Chief Coffee Officer Charlie Kodatt recently returned to the place where our story starts.