Origin Information

Grower
Smallholder farmers organized around the Ichamama Factory
Variety
SL28, SL34, and Ruiru 11
Region
Nyeri County, Kenya
Harvest
April-June|October-December
Altitude
1,400 - 1,800 meters
Soil
Volcanic loam
Process
Fully washed and dried on raised beds
Certifications

Background Details

Kenya Nyeri Ichamama AA coffee is sourced from family-owned farms organized around the Ichamama Factory (wet mill) in Nyeri County, Kenya, on the eastern slopes of Aberdares mountain range. The Ichamama Factory processes coffee from 1,100 farmers (300 of whom are women) who generally have half acre plots averaging 250 coffee trees. Farmers are members of the Othaya Farming Cooperative Society, which has its own dry mill operation in Gatuyaini.