NKG Representative Office – Ethiopia
Amongst the leading buyers of Ethiopian coffees
Who we are
NKG Representative Office – Ethiopia is a company of Neumann Kaffee Gruppe (NKG) established in 2007, with the objective of representing the interests of NKG group companies in Ethiopia.
Having a presence in this important origin of coffee, the company aims to sustain its prominent position in the Ethiopian coffee sector, while at the same time contributing to the leading position of NKG globally.
We believe that one of the key ways to operating in an origin country is to have a strong local presence
What we offer
Ethiopia plays a key role in safeguarding the genetic biodiversity and thereby sustaining the global coffee production
Ethiopia’s gift to the world
Ethiopia is widely acknowledged to be the legendary land of coffee … where it all began. Being the center of origin and biodiversity for Arabica, the country plays a key role in safeguarding the genetic biodiversity and thereby sustaining the global coffee production.
Coffee is considered as the backbone of Ethiopia’s economy, being the main source of income for the country.
The crop has paramount socioeconomic importance, by supporting the livelihoods of millions of households that are directly or indirectly dependent on the product. Over 75% of the work in the coffee value chain is carried out by women.
Coffee production methods
Semi Forest Coffee
Semi Forest Coffee
Exportable Coffee Types
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ETHIOPIAN COFFEE CEREMONY
Since its discovery, coffee has been widely in use in Ethiopia in different forms. The beverage has been at the heart of Ethiopia’s culture for centuries, with the coffee ceremony woven into the country’s social fabric.
With a domestic consumption volume that surpasses 50% of its total production, Ethiopia is the leading coffee producing country in production / consumption ratio.
Ethiopia is also known as the cradle of mankind
Land of origins
Further to being the origin of coffee, Ethiopia is also known as the cradle of mankind. The country is amongst the earliest states in the world and the oldest independent nation in Africa.
Ethiopia has own alphabet, being one of the ancient that is still in use to date.
Land of diversity
Ethiopia has a population comprising of more than 80 ethnic groups – with own diverse culture, religion and way of life. As many as 82 languages (with 120 different dialects) are spoken throughout the country.
Ethiopia is also home for various endemic wildlife and birds.
Dedicated to coffee
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