Prolog Coffee - Kirinyaga, Kenya


Kaguyu - Kenya
Juicy with notes of Blackcurrants, tea like, mild tropical fruits

Producer: Inoi Farmers, Cooperative Society
Location: Kirinyaga, Kenya
Varietal: SL-34, SL-28
Elevation: 1663
Processing: Fully washed 

Kaguyu is a very sweet and full cup with tea-like notes of blackcurrant.The Kaguyu washing station is part of the Inoi Farmers Co-operative Society. Kaguyu collects cherries from about 1023 smallholders although on paper there are 1423 members, with an aver-age of 0,4 hectares of coffees. The factory occu-pies 7 acres of land and was established in 1962, here they receive cherry from the surrounding vil-lages; Kithioro, Mukithi, Waigiri, Ndundu, Kiarithe and Kiimiri.The Kaguyu factory sits at an altitude of 1663m, the farms surrounding the factory that deliver cherries here will be within a similar range. The soil in this area is red, and here there is moderate bimodal rainfall that amounts to 1400mm annu-ally, with temperatures between 13 – 25 degrees Celsius.After the Cherries are hand sorted for unripes and overripes by the farmers they are fermented for 24 hours and then soaked under clean water from the Gatomboya stream for 16-18 hours.

Shipping details:
When placing an order keep in mind that coffees are despatched once a week. Shipping time can vary between 10-12 days to ensure freshness.

Order before August 24 to get your coffee in September. Worldwide delivery.