Hessian Coffee Sack
Coffee sacks are made from the Jute plant, an ecofriendly material with the strength to hold vast quantities of coffee beans. Hessian is the word given to the weave (otherwise known as Burlap in the Americas).
Have a read below to see the difference between the sack types.
Brazilian sacks have a lighter nature and are probably easier to work with when upcycling.
African sacks are denser, heavier, thicker and tend to be more decorative, often depicting animals but sometimes just with a large amount of very pleasing text.
Unorthodox Roasters work with the farmer Danilo Barbosa from Fazenda Cachoeira to forward contract an entire lot from one of his harvests. In return for the comittment his team have stamped the cockerel logo on the sacks at origin in Brazil, before shipping to the UK. Grab yourself a piece of Unorthodox history right here.