Ethiopia Yirgacheffe Gelgelu Edema is processed as a separate lot at the Worka Cooperative where Gelgelu Edema is a member. The Worka Cooperative is located in the southern district of Gedeb in the Gedeo Zone within the Southern Nations. Gelgely Edema is part of the single producer project developed jointly between the Yirgacheffe Coffee Farmers Cooperative (YCFCU) and Royal Coffee. The project was initiated in 2012 with a handful of 'Model' producers from cooperatives organized under the YCFCU umbrella who have been willing to work with a rigorous set of processing standards, regular farm visits from the Royal team, and higher cup qualifications. In exchange, producers earn higher quality premiums based on the sale of their individual lots. The popularity to showcase more coffee from the growing numbers of small and talented producers who continue to work in the cooperative system.