The supply chain of Ethiopian Coffee involves various entities.

There are four options for the export coffee transactions: Vertical Integration, ECX, Cooperative Unions: Direct, and Large (Commercial) Farms: Direct.

Coffee supplied for the local market also has a significant volume and is an important part of the supply chain.

The supply chain and the place of Praxis Coffee in the chain is indicated in the diagram and table below.

EntityProduct SoldActivity
Small FarmsCherryGrowing, Harvesting, Primary Processing (Partly)
Large Commercial Farms Primary Processed Bean (to ECX / Suppliers)
Coffee Bean (to International Importers)
Reject Coffee Bean (to ECX)
Growing, Harvesting, Primary Processing,
Secondary Processing, Warehousing, Exporting
SupliersPrimary Processed Bean Primary Processing, Warehousing
Farmer's Cooperatives Primary Processed Bean Primary Processing, Warehousing
Cooperative UnionsPrimary Processed Bean (to ECX / Suppliers)
Coffee Bean (to International Importers)
Reject Coffee Bean (to ECX)
Secondary Processing, Warehousing, Exporting
ECXPrimary Processed Bean (to Export Traders)
Reject Coffee Bean (to Local Wholesalers)
Warehousing, Trading Platform, Grading
Export Traders
(PRAXIS COFFEE)
Coffee Bean (to International Importers)
Reject Coffee Bean (to ECX)
Secondary Processing, Warehousing, Exporting