The Trader Joe's Organic Fair Trade Shade Grown Ethiopian is part of the Coffee
test program at Consumer Reports. In our lab tests, Coffee
models like the Organic Fair Trade Shade Grown Ethiopian are rated on multiple criteria, such as those listed below.
Container size: The size of the container in ounces.
Price per lb.: Approximate retail price per pound.
Darker roastThe degree to which the coffee beans have been roasted as reflected in the aromatics. A light or underroasted product is described as having a "raw green bean" character. A very dark roasted product is described as a "charred," "burnt,"or "espresso-type product."