Our Coffee

Building a collective reputation for outstanding coffee from smallholder farmers in Africa

JMI Initiatives

Creating lasting improvements through quality development, sustainable agriculture and gender justice

Connecting farmers, buyers and consumers

Providing visibility and transparency across the supply chain


An initiative co-owned by African coffee producers and Twin

About JMI

The JMI is an innovative coffee marketing platform run by smallholder coffee co-operatives in Africa and Fair Trade pioneer Twin.

The JMI venture brings together farmers from across the highlands and lakes of central, eastern and southern Africa – from Mount Elgon to Mount Kilimanjaro; from the Rwenzori Mountains to the highlands of eastern Congo and northern Malawi; and from Lake Kivu to Lake Victoria.


Market Reports

JMI Coffee Market Report 5 April 2017

New York prices threaten to break down lower out of recent range Les prix de New York menacent de descendre et ainsi de quitter leur fourchette récente vers le bas New York Coffee Review English No important fresh news on coffee supplies has been released since our...

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Kawa Maber 84.9 in ToH 2017

Congratulations to Kawa Maber for their 3rd place with a score of 84.9 for a 30 bag lot in the online Taste of Harvest January Bean Auction. Mzuzu pioneered the Bean Auction in October 2016 and successfully sold two lots. The online Bean Auction is an exciting...

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Update on Gumutindo

Unfortunately, Gumutindo’s business has run into serious difficulties, resulting in it being unable to purchase and supply its farmer members coffee for the 2016/17 season. Gumutindo is working closely with Twin and other partners to seek a way forward. Gumutindo has...

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Our producers

Ankole Coffee Producer's Co-operative Union
Bukonzo Organic Farmers Co-operative Union
Bukonzo Joint Co-operative
Furaha Coffee Co-operative
Kawa Maber
Muungano Co-operative
Mzuzu Coffee Planters Co-operative Union