KENYA MUKURWE AA : August 28
What to know about this bean :
Process: Timely and selective hand picking is carried out
in Mukurwe wet mill. Cherry is delivered to wet
mill the same day it is picked. Cherry sorting is
carried out at the wet mill prior to the pulping.
Red ripe cheries are separated from underipes,
overipes and foreign matter. Processing utilizes
clean river water (wet processing) that is
recirculated before disposal into seepage pits.
Sun drying is done before delivery of the coffee
to the dry mill for secondary processing.
Varieties: SL 28 and SL34
Flowering: Main crop- October/November, Light crop-
Average Rainfall: 1000 -1400 mm per year. The rains are in two
seasons , short and long rains. Main crop
depends on long rains that come between April
and May . Light crop receives adequate rain
between October and November.
Altitude: 1600 Metres Above Sea Level
Temperature Range: 18 – 25 Degree Celsius
Soils: Deep red volcanic soils
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