Get to know us

As the largest producer and exporter of coffee in Ethiopia, Gorilla Coffee Trading has a proud history of providing quality coffees to the local and international markets. Founded on the principles of bringing fairness and transparency to the coffee value chain while satisfying customer demand, Gorilla Coffee is also a company with heart and vision.


Gorilla Coffee specializes in coffees sourced from Yirgacheffe, Lekempti, Gimbi, Djimma, and Sidamo, names that epitomize fine Arabica coffee. Since its inception 5 years ago, Gorilla Coffee has established a track record of fair trading and excellent customer service, and now employs over 1,250 permanent staff and 10,000 seasonal staff. Directly and indirectly, it impacts the livelihoods of over 1 million coffee growers throughout the southern and south-western coffee-cultivating regions of Ethiopia.

Our mission

We are committed to providing the finest high-quality coffee beans to our customers worldwide while forging mutually beneficial relationships with the community and the environment that we live in.

Our vision

To be the leader in innovation and quality among coffee producers and exporters while caring for the environment.

Core Values

We adhere to our highest ethical values and conduct in our relationship with our customers, employees, the community, and the environment.

  1. Giving back to the community

  2. Using Sustainable Practices in Harmony with the Environment

  3. Championing and Engaging our Workforce

  4. Serving the Customer with Consistency, Integrity, and Excellence

Our team

Our strength lies in our individuality. Set up by Esther Bryce, the team strives to bring in the best talent in various fields, from architecture to interior design and sales.

Kaleab Tadesse

Founder / CEO

Eyob Bahiru


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man standing near white wall
Jaden Smith


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woman smiling wearing denim jacket
Jessica Kim


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