Kenya Muchagara AB
Cupping Notes: Stone fruit, florals, berries
Sirupy and fruit forward. Really nice balance and mouthfeel. Like berry cordial. Complex berries and fruit. Clean lingering finish.
Variety: Ruiru 11, SL-34, SL-28, Batian
Crop year: 2020/2021
Origin: Muchagara - Baragwi Farmers’ Co-operative Society
Muchagara Factory is named after one of the villages in Kirinyaga County. The factory was opened for processing in 1959, making it the oldest wet processing centre in Kirinyaga. The area is very fertile for agricultural production making it an ideal place to establish a factory.
Region / Area: Western side of Kirinyaga District in the southern part of famous Mt. Kenya.
Name of Cooperative: Baragwi Farmers’ Co-operative Society
Name of Factory: Muchagara Factory
Production: About 200 tonnes clean coffee
Number of producers/growers: 1700
Altitude (masl): 1700 - 1800
Soil type: Rich Volcanic Sandy Soil
Flowering period: Between March and April
Harvest period: Between November and December
Shipping Period: Between March and April
Average rainfall (mm): 1250
Average annual temperatures °C: Average low15 degrees, average high: 24 degrees
Certifications: 4C & RA Certified
Varieties: SL 28, Ruiru 11, and SL 34
Process: Fully washed with fresh river water, and then sun-dried