Coffee samples moisture standards

Coffee samples with higher or lower moisture content will not be shared with buyers nor cupped to do full analysis.

For quality assurance, please note the following moisture content thresholds:  

  • Coffee samples with moisture levels below 9% and above 12%, won’t be featured on the marketplace.
  • They should be identified during the preliminary screening at CropConex Ethiopia Office.
  • Exporters will be informed that their coffee samples are below the standard due to the green analysis mainly moisture level.
  • They will be requested to send a replacement sample of the same stock (if possible).
  • If not, they can send any other sample however have to edit their lot/sample/listings.

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