Washed SL28, SL34, Ruiru 11 and Batian from Bungoma County in Kenya. Think citrus, blackberries, green tea and grapefruit.
Region: Bungoma County
Varietal: SL 28, SL 34, Ruiru 11, Batian
Processing: fully washed
Producer: Kimama cooperative
Notes: citrus, blackberry, green tea, grapefruit
The Kimama cooperative brings together over 2,000 farmers from a variety of family-owned farms with different soils. These soils are rich in volcanic sediments, ideal and very fertile for coffee trees. The coffee trees grow under the shade of avocade trees, macadamiua trees, albizias, ficus...
ABOUT THE COOPERATIVE
The Kimama cooperative is located in the region of Mount Elgon, a fairly rainy area (between 1500 and 1700 mm per year). Farmers often multiply crops, coffees and fruits to diversify their resources. More than 2,000 farmers deliver their coffees to the cooperative's washing station. The plantations are very small, around 300 trees per farm, they are concentrated in the area of Mount Elgon and extend to the Ugandan border. The soils are rich in volcanic sediments, ideal and very fertile soil for coffee trees. Kimama coop has a washing station and the coffees come from 5 surrounding areas.
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