The Zero Waste Coffee Project

EcoFertil - Use of coffee by-products as an alternative for crop nutrition; Coope Tarrazú, Costa Rica

The primary purpose regarding the use of coffee pulp at Coope Tarrazú, Costa Rica, is to convert the pulp into a good quality organic fertilizer in the form of a soil amendment, which returns organic matter and nutrients to the soil to improve its physical and chemical characteristics.

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Dr. Hans Jurgen Langenbahn

A true craftsman, his fascination and scientific understanding of coffee from seed to cup is unparalleled in his field. With a background in Anthropology, field research in Sudan and Ethiopia exposed him to the complex process and qualifications required to create great coffee. Even to this day, Hans takes regular visits back to Addis Ababa to support and work with our partnered farmers and suppliers.

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