Kenya – Kirinyaga – Washed
$21.00 – $105.00
Variety Altitude Proc. Method
Multiple Farmeres SL-28, SL-34
1750 masl Washed
The Kinamui processing facility is located near the town or Ngariama, in the Gichugu region of the Kirinyaha district. It rests on the slopes of Mt. Kenya, nestled in Kenya's agriculturally rich Central Province. The facility itself is at an altitude of 1460 masl, benefiting the processing of coffee. Kinamui has an average production of about 550,000 K of coffee per year, boasting bright citrus acidity, full body, and black currant and chocolate notes. The areas red volcanic loam soil also supports shade trees such at Gravellea, Macadamia, Eucalyptus and other crops like Tea, Maize, Bananas, and an array of vegetables.
Kianamui's relationship with its contributing farmers includes field visits by agricultural ministers and agro-companies, training programs, and the opportunity for farmers to receive advances to help cover school fees, production costs, and emergencies. The total membership at Kinamui numbers 1800 farmers, 1100 male and 600 female, each with an average of 200 trees.
Kinamui hopes to improve its processing and drying facilities in the near future and increase coffee education and technical training.