Daye Bensa Coffee Export owns Segera washing station located in the Segera kebele within the Bensa woreda of the Sidama zone. The washing station sits at 1980masl & the coffee cherries are purchased from outgrowers with farms nearby. These outgrowers are typically small farmers with between 0.5 & 3 hectares of land which is managed organically with compost & grown within the native forest.
There is a mix of varieties in the area, some of which are local landrace selections, but more commonly it is the 74158 variety originates from the Jimma research centre. This variety was selected from wild plants in the Metu-Bishari forest in the Illuababora zone in Western Ethiopia. 74160 is widely distributed varieties across Ethiopia & was selected for its resistance to disease.