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Origin Information

Grower
Smallholder farmers organized around the Kiaguthu Factory
Variety
SL28, SL34, Ruiru 11, and Batian
Region
Nyeri County, Kenya
Harvest
October-January
Altitude
1847 meters
Soil
Volcanic loam
Process
Fully washed and dried on raised beds
Certifications

Background Details

Kenya Nyeri Kiaguthu AA GrainPro is sourced from family-owned farms organized around the Kiaguthu Factory (wet mill) in Nyeri County, Kenya, on the eastern slopes of Aberdares mountain range. The Kiaguthu Factory processes coffee from farmers 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.