BunAroma Coffee Exporter - is a green coffee exporting company based in Addis, Ababa, Ethiopia. The company name BunAroma is combined from two significant words used commonly in the coffee world, 'Buna' and 'Aroma.' The word "Buna" is translated as 'Coffee' in Amharic language and the name 'Aroma' is one of the primary coffee qualities denoting the smell and a coffee's flavor along with body, acidity, sweetness, bitterness, and aftertaste. BunAroma reflects a genuine culture of Ethiopian coffee towards the rich Aroma that Ethiopian Arabica coffee from the birthplace and It's origin has to offer to the world. The company was founded in 2016 and since the establishment, 'BunAroma' coffee has produced and exported both specially prepared traceable and commercial coffee beans directly to the global green coffee buyers and roasters worldwide.
Managing Director of BunAroma Coffee Exporter, Mr. Abel Ayele - who possesses an extensive experience in the coffee farming, production, processing and exporting operations. He has worked initially as the Export & Marketing Manager of Damota Wolayta Farmers' Cooperative Union Ltd., while later worked as an Export Manager for a leading green coffee producer and exporter company in Ethiopia. Mr. Abel's combined vast experience has brought coffee export operations management, supply chain development, trained coffee cupping, grading, green coffee quality inspection and over 10 years of sales and marketing in the coffee sector for the private export company and a farmer cooperative union as well.
Our primary goal is to supply the specially prepared higher quality traceable coffee beans to our clients. The company has its own drying & hulling stations for the sourcing of sun - dried natural coffee beans in Wolayta Sodo located at about 330 km from South West of Addis Ababa, and 160 km from Hawassa, the Southern regional capital. This project has created an opportunity to work directly with the smallholder coffee producing farmers and suppliers so as to be benefited from the company' export revenues since the company have a corporate social responsibility operations in the region and also; the investment has created a job for the youths to work in our facility for the betterment of their livelihood particularly for women in the area.
Additionally, since the establishment, our company has been advancing a direct supply-chain partnership with several coffee producers and suppliers who are owning coffee washing and drying stations; have already made a partnership agreements with the potential coffee producers by vertical integration sourcing methods in several coffee growing areas such as Sidama, Yirgacheffee, Guji, Shakiso, Uraga, West Arsi, Jimma, Limmu, Keffa and Benchi Maji regions of Ethiopia. The company has been procuring the good quality conventional coffees from the Ethiopian Commodity Exchange (ECX) and following a set of criteria to ensure that we can always process and supply a constant and reliable quality throughout the years. The company has built itself on pillars of quality green coffee export, honesty, integrity and reliability. Our team is composed of highly qualified people with accumulated experience of 10 years in the coffee industry. These have been instrumental in ensuring our business partners’ satisfaction.