Category Archives: Kenya

SCA x CCS 2017

We will be cupping a curated selection of our coffees: available, soon to be available, along with some stunners that simply need revisiting. Date: Sunday, April 23, 2017 Time: 10:15 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Location: The Cupping Exchange, Room 618 Honduras From

SCA x CCS 2017

We will be cupping a curated selection of our coffees: available, soon to be available, along with some stunners that simply need revisiting. Date: Sunday, April 23, 2017 Time: 10:15 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Location: The Cupping Exchange, Room 618 Honduras From

Kenya: The Backward Rise of the Small Estate Farm

Connecting quality coffee with specific farms and their owners has become the specialty coffee norm, which emphasizes cup score, long-term relationships, and transparency. This bodes well for smallholders and roasters alike, as these expectations point to an evolving market; one

Kenya: The Backward Rise of the Small Estate Farm

Connecting quality coffee with specific farms and their owners has become the specialty coffee norm, which emphasizes cup score, long-term relationships, and transparency. This bodes well for smallholders and roasters alike, as these expectations point to an evolving market; one

Factory Profile: Gathiruini

Name: Gathiruini Affiliated CFS: Komothai Cooperative Society Province: Central District: Kiambu Location: Gathiruini Nearest Town/Centre: Karatina Average Annual Rainfall (mm): 1100 Altitude (masl): 1520-2200 Process: Washed and Naturals Drying Method: Sun Harvest Method: Handpicking Main Harvest Season: November – January

Factory Profile: Gathiruini

Name: Gathiruini Affiliated CFS: Komothai Cooperative Society Province: Central District: Kiambu Location: Gathiruini Nearest Town/Centre: Karatina Average Annual Rainfall (mm): 1100 Altitude (masl): 1520-2200 Process: Washed and Naturals Drying Method: Sun Harvest Method: Handpicking Main Harvest Season: November – January

Factory Profile: Kiangai

Name: Kiangai Affiliated CFS: Kibirigwi Cooperative Society Province: Central District: Kiangai Location: Kirinyaga, Nyeri Nearest Town/Centre: Karatina Average Annual Rainfall (mm): 1500 Altitude (masl): 1310-1900
Process: Washed Drying Method: Sun Harvest Method: Handpicking Main Harvest Season: November – January Varieties: SL

Factory Profile: Kiangai

Name: Kiangai Affiliated CFS: Kibirigwi Cooperative Society Province: Central District: Kiangai Location: Kirinyaga, Nyeri Nearest Town/Centre: Karatina Average Annual Rainfall (mm): 1500 Altitude (masl): 1310-1900
Process: Washed Drying Method: Sun Harvest Method: Handpicking Main Harvest Season: November – January Varieties: SL

Farm Profile: Ndocha Estate

Name: Ndocha Estate Province: Central District: Ruiru Location: Kiambu Nearest Town/Centre: Kiambu Average Annual Rainfall (mm): 1300 Altitude (masl): 1575 Process: Washed Drying Method: Sun Harvest Method: Handpicking Main Harvest Season: November – January Varieties: SL 328 Soil: Rich red

Farm Profile: Ndocha Estate

Name: Ndocha Estate Province: Central District: Ruiru Location: Kiambu Nearest Town/Centre: Kiambu Average Annual Rainfall (mm): 1300 Altitude (masl): 1575 Process: Washed Drying Method: Sun Harvest Method: Handpicking Main Harvest Season: November – January Varieties: SL 328 Soil: Rich red

Factory Profile: Muthwewathi

Name: Muthwewathi Affiliated to: New Gikaru (FCS) Province: Central District: Nyeri Nearest Town/Centre: Mukurweini Average Annual Rainfall (mm): 1150 Altitude (masl): 1500-2000 Producers: 3800 Drying Method: Sun Harvest Method: Handpicking Main Harvest Season: October-December Varieties: SL 28 & 34 Soil:

Factory Profile: Muthwewathi

Name: Muthwewathi Affiliated to: New Gikaru (FCS) Province: Central District: Nyeri Nearest Town/Centre: Mukurweini Average Annual Rainfall (mm): 1150 Altitude (masl): 1500-2000 Producers: 3800 Drying Method: Sun Harvest Method: Handpicking Main Harvest Season: October-December Varieties: SL 28 & 34 Soil:

Factory Profile: Kiamabara

  Name: Kiamabara Factory Affiliated to: Mugaga Farmers Co-operative Society (FCS) Province: Central District: Nyeri Location: Karatina Nearest Town/Centre: Karatina Town Average Annual Rainfall (mm): 1150 Altitude (masl): 1600 Producers: 910 Drying Method: Sun Harvest Method: Handpicking Main Harvest Season:

Factory Profile: Kiamabara

  Name: Kiamabara Factory Affiliated to: Mugaga Farmers Co-operative Society (FCS) Province: Central District: Nyeri Location: Karatina Nearest Town/Centre: Karatina Town Average Annual Rainfall (mm): 1150 Altitude (masl): 1600 Producers: 910 Drying Method: Sun Harvest Method: Handpicking Main Harvest Season:

Factory Profile: Gachatha

Name: Gachatha Factory Affiliated to: Gachatha Farmers Co-operative Society (FCS) Province: Central District: Nyeri Location: Thegenge Nearest Town/Centre: Gatunda Average Annual Rainfall (mm): 950 Altitude (masl): 1300 Producers: 1165 Drying Method: Sun Harvest Method: Handpicking Main Harvest Season: October-December Varieties: SL

Factory Profile: Gachatha

Name: Gachatha Factory Affiliated to: Gachatha Farmers Co-operative Society (FCS) Province: Central District: Nyeri Location: Thegenge Nearest Town/Centre: Gatunda Average Annual Rainfall (mm): 950 Altitude (masl): 1300 Producers: 1165 Drying Method: Sun Harvest Method: Handpicking Main Harvest Season: October-December Varieties: SL

Factory Profile: Mugaya

Name: Mugaya Affiliated to: Mutira (FCS) Province: Central District: Kirinyaga Location: Kagumo Nearest Town/Centre: Kagumo Average Annual Rainfall (mm): 1100mm Altitude (masl): 1550m Producers: 1600 Drying Method: Sun Harvest Method: Handpicking Harvest Season: Early: March- May; late: October – December

Factory Profile: Mugaya

Name: Mugaya Affiliated to: Mutira (FCS) Province: Central District: Kirinyaga Location: Kagumo Nearest Town/Centre: Kagumo Average Annual Rainfall (mm): 1100mm Altitude (masl): 1550m Producers: 1600 Drying Method: Sun Harvest Method: Handpicking Harvest Season: Early: March- May; late: October – December

Factory Profile: Kagumoini

Name: Kagumoini Affiliated to: Kamacharia (FCS) Province: Central District: Muranga Location: Mathioya Nearest Town/Centre: Mathioya Average Annual Rainfall (mm): 1100mm Altitude (masl): 1750m Producers: 6110 Drying Method: Sun Harvest Method: Handpicking Harvest Season: Early: March- May; late: October – December

Factory Profile: Kagumoini

Name: Kagumoini Affiliated to: Kamacharia (FCS) Province: Central District: Muranga Location: Mathioya Nearest Town/Centre: Mathioya Average Annual Rainfall (mm): 1100mm Altitude (masl): 1750m Producers: 6110 Drying Method: Sun Harvest Method: Handpicking Harvest Season: Early: March- May; late: October – December