Kenya Mukurwe : 28 augustus 2012

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-

April/May.

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

What do we taste :

Blackberry

Lemon

Lychee

Mocha

Clean Finish

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