Origin Information

Grower
Smallholder farmers organized around the Othaya Farmers Co-operative Society Limited (FCS)
Variety
SL28, SL34, and Ruiru 11
Region
Nyeri County, Kenya
Harvest
April-June|October-December
Altitude
1,796 meters
Soil
Volcanic loam
Process
Fully washed and dried on raised beds
Certifications

Background Details

This coffee is sourced from family owned farms organized around the Othaya Farmers Co-operative Society Limited (FCS), in Nyeri County, Kenya, on the eastern slopes of Aberdares mountain ranges.  Othaya FCS was established in 1956, has 19 factories (wet mills), and more than 14,000 members.  Each factory processes coffee from farmers who generally have half acre plots averaging 250 coffee trees.