Coffee from Tanzania for Espresso
The history of Tanzanian coffee dates back to the 16th century, when Robusta coffee would have been imported from Ethiopia. Coffee was initially chewed like tobacco after it was boiled and smoked. Nowadays over 90% of the coffee that is produced in Tanzania is grown by smallholder coffee farmers that use a cooperative washing station, however some of the best traceable coffees come from estates that have their own processing facilities.
Tanzanian coffee can differ fairly radically depending on where the coffee was grown. A coffee originating from the Kilimanjaro region can exhibit floral and subtle complexities that are not dissimilar to a washed Ethiopian. While a coffee grown in the Mbeya region can possess a more full bodied richer flavour.
We have a huge selection of both blended and single origin espresso coffees from artisan roasters. They range from espresso beans giving a luxurious crema and rich chocolatey, nutty flavours, thru to some lighter roasted beans that produce vibrant and bright espressos.
Use the filtering below to help you find the espresso coffees you are after.
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Clifton Coffee Roasters: Tanzania, Ushindi, Natural
From Clifton Coffee Roasters: Mkulima Kwanza AMCOS was founded as a collaboration with Communal Shamba LTD which is 100% founded by young Tanzanians. Harvest is carried out between May and October through selective handpicking of red ripe cherries, followed by further hand-sorting to remove any over or under-ripe cherries. Cherries...
Blind Owl Coffee: Tanzania, Manjinja, Washed
From Blind Owl Coffee: A collaboration of twenty neighbouring farmers together in Western Tanzania produce these delicious beans, fully washed with water from the Tumkakai River. The end result is a coffee that has a smooth & syrupy mouthfeel, with a sweet & fragrant depth of flavour. Farm/Coop: Manjinja LETTERBOX...
Carringtons Coffee Co: Tanzania, Igale co-op, Washed
From Carringtons Coffee Co: We only have 30kg of this coffee ready to roast so it is super special edition. We wanted to add an African coffee that makes a great espresso and that is really accessible with its fruity characteristics and smooth finish. Get it now while you can!...