Origin Information

Grower
Ngila Estate
Variety
Bourbon, Kent
Region
Karatu District, Arusha Region, Tanzania
Harvest
September - February
Altitude
1,500 – 1,600 meters
Soil
Volcanic loam
Process
Fully washed and dried in raised beds
Certifications

Background Details

This coffee is sourced from a family-owned estate located in the Karatu district, Tanzania. The lowest and highest elevations in all of Africa, the floor of Lake Tanganyika (352 meters below sea level) and Mount Kilimanjaro (5,895 meters above sea level) are both located in Tanzania. Between these commanding landmarks, Kilimanjaro Estate coffee is cultivated on the rim of the Ngorongoro crater, which is the largest unbroken caldera in the world and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. More than 25,000 wild animals, including the largest population of lions, make their home within the crater walls. The rounder shaped peaberry, formed from the rare maturation of one seed per cherry rather than the typical two seeds, is meticulously sorted during the milling process for its distinct flavor profiles.