State-of-the-Art Coffee Training Center.
Excellence center for coffee training and practice in Ethiopia
Coffee Training Center (CTC) is established under the auspices of the Ethiopian Coffee and Tea Development Authority (ECTA).
The Italian Agency for Development and Cooperation (AICS) is funding the establishment of CTC with technical support delivered through the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) in partnership with Illycaffé and Ernesto Illy Foundation.
Ethiopia’s coffee has unique quality
The Centre, located within the national leading institution for the coffee sector (the ECTA) has been equipped with state-of-the-art technology and will have brewing, roasting and sensory laboratories as well as a cafeteria.
The main objective of the CTC is to enable a wide range of services, supplying professionals with an international standard of knowledge and skill sets. These include coffee post-harvest activities, particularly with a focus on coffee processing, cupping and grading, roasting, grinding, brewing, packaging and marketing. Subsequently, it provides a physical platform for national and international public and private stakeholders to meet, promote services, train operators and further foster PPP initiatives.
CTC's training thematic areas
- Training on the fundamentals of coffee
- Training on coffee processing
- Training on Sensory laboratory
- Training on Brewing lab
- Training on exporting, café business and maintenance of equipment
Coffee Roasting Room
Coffee roasting occurs here where two of the classiest roasting machines are available for practicing and experiencing all sets of coffee roasting profiles.
There are several ways to taste coffee and all of them are available in the CTC brewing room, from Moka to French press, passing through the state-of-art Espresso machines, both automatics and leverage.
In the sensory laboratory, CTC practitioners will be able to evaluate both the features of coffee green beans, as well as the aroma and taste characteristics of a sample of coffee.
Join and discover the quality of a Coffee Cup in CTC and share this unique coffee experience with your network!
Addis Ababa, June 8: The Ethiopian Ministry of Agriculture (MoA), the Italian Agency for Development Cooperation (AICS), the Ethiopian Coffee and Tea Authority (ECTA), illycaffè,