Region: Sheka Zone, SNNPR
Altitude: 1680-1875 MASL
Varietal: Mixed Heirloom
Flavour Notes: Blueberry, Guava, Raisin, Honey
Suitable for: Espresso and Filter
Masha Estate is own by Haile Gebreselassie, a two-time Olympic champion, a four-time World Champion and also the holder of 27 world records, in trek distances from 1,500 meters to the marathon. Besides being an accomplished champion distance runner, Haile has a number of thriving businesses in Ethiopia.
One of his pride and joy is a coffee estate near the town of Masha in the western part of the country.
The coffee farm is located in the Sheka Zone within the Southern Nations, Nationalities and Peoples Region.
Masha town is the administrative center and a commercial hub for the surrounding areas.
Haile’s estate in Masha is situated at around 1680-1875 MASL and includes around 1,500 hectares of land, most of which is planted with heirloom typica trees.