A single origin coffee means that the coffee comes from one or several producers within a distinct geographic region. Single origin coffees typically fall into a few categories:
Single Producer Lot
100% of the coffee comes from a single producer and represents their specific terroir and style of production.
A mix of coffees from a handful of producers across a small region who are all members of a cooperative or association. All farmers typically share similar microclimates, soil types and coffee varieties.
A mix of coffees from several farms and include farmers from several cooperatives and associations across a region. This may include coffees from a variety of microclimates and slight variation in coffee varieties, but still representative of a relatively small region.