OUR COFFEE COMES DIRECTLY FROM
FAMILY DUANGTA IN LAOS
PWC, together with Slow, works directly with one smallholder coffee grower in Laos - Family Duangta - with the aim of improving their livelihoods and the tree cover and plant diversity on the family's farms and surrounding areas. And of course, our aim is to serve great coffee for you!
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PUDAM KHUAN VILLAGE
BOLAVEN PLATEAU, LAOS
TOTAL HECTARES: 12 ha
FARM ALTITUDE: 1072 m
HOUSEHOLD SIZE: 8 PEOPLE
Mr. Duangta and his wife Mrs. Koudkeo, cultivate a 12-hectare farm in the lush landscape of Pudam Khuan village of Laos.
He and his family moved to Pudam Khuan village in 2003 for growing coffee, but they have been cultivating coffee crops for 20 years around the Bolaven Plateau. Mr. Duangta is a highly skillful farmer — he grows coffee crops at 1058m above sea level on the highland of his farm under tree shades for aromatic and delicious coffee beans.
Mr. Duangta and his family spend a lot of time paying attention to coffee plants — handpicking fully riped red coffee cherries and fermenting them with care. The family also knows how to make honey-processed (semi-washed) coffee.
With growing coffee and looking after his farm — Mr. Duangta loves spending time with his friends and listening to traditional music.