The coffee from Lampocoy, which has meanwhile won numerous awards, smells of cocoa and warm earth. Its large body, the fine, late acidity and the intense notes of chocolate, caramel and pecan enchant the palates of coffee lovers all over Europe. The coffee has meanwhile been awarded numerous German and international prizes.
“End consumers should be able to see and track exactly where and how their coffee is produced and traded. Credibility and transparency are very important to us” (Detlev Cordts project manager)
The Lampocoy grand cru is traditionally grown on small farms in a biological-organic circular economy and mixed culture and traded directly. “The quality of life and the dignity of people are a very important and indispensable part of the quality of our coffee,” says Cordts.
“We buy the coffee directly from the smallholders and prepare it for export. Without speculation and middlemen, it comes directly to the roasters in Europe. We control the quality and cultivation methods and pay a price that is at least 15% higher than the world market level. We build schools, computer centres, health posts and sewage treatment plants, we reforest and help with clothing and food. This is how we give people a future, prevent the causes of flight and protect the global climate.”
“Honesty and absolute transparency are the pillars of our project,” says Cordts. “All figures and analyzes of pesticides are published regularly.”