Uzuri African Blend®
Help small-scale farmers improve their lives with every cup of this exquisite, juicy coffee.
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Wildflower, Black Currant, Malt Sugar
Roast: Roasting is the catalyst for expressing the aroma, flavor, and individuality of a coffee through the essential, transformational application of heat.
Brightness: Acidity. Liveliness. A desirable, sharp, and pleasing sensation that heightens coffee’s flavor.
Body: The tactile impression of thickness and viscosity in the mouth, independent of taste and aroma.
Type: Signature Blend
In the words of Peet's Roastmaster Emeritus Jim Reynolds, "Coffee can be a powerful means of doing good." That sentiment is the soul of this blend, a unique combination of exquisite coffees from smallholder farmers throughout Rwanda, Kenya, Tanzania, and Ethiopia. Our partnership with the non-profit TechnoServe gives many of these farmers hands-on training to increase the yield and quality of their coffee crops so they can command more favorable prices. Over the years it’s been rewarding and inspiring to see many farmers, through their cooperatives, build schools, install power lines, and provide their communities access to affordable food, among other projects. It was the farmers who gave this truly sustainable, distinctly African blend its name, Uzuri—which is Swahili for beautiful or excellent. We don't think there's any better way to describe coffee with such a flowery fragrance, smooth, malty-sweet flavors, and dark berry juiciness. Uzuri...beautiful.
For Uzuri African Blend®
Brewing cold from start to finish results in bold, smooth, refreshing coffee with lower acidity than coffee that’s been brewed hot and then iced.
The press pot, or French Press, offers direct infusion for full-bodied coffee. It's an ideal companion for dark roasts, bringing out rich, complex flavors.
Pour-over brewing is a simple way to brew a clean, bright cup. It brings out subtle nuances in coffee, particularly those with bright, sparkling flavors.