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Kenya - Gachatha AB - Nyeri

Kenya - Gachatha AB - Nyeri

Regular price €14,50 EUR
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Jammy cherry, caramel, and burnt sugar with lots of tart malic acidity and sugary sweetness.


Factory Gachatha
Process Washed
Variety Batian, SL28, SL34, Ruiru 11
Elevation 1800 MASL
Region Nyeri
Country Kenya
Harvest November - January



Gachatha factory is operated by the Gachatha Farmers Cooperative Society and sits on 391 acres between the villages of Muthuaini, Thiriku, Gachenge, and Kianjau. It was built in 1963, and its current membership is about 1,050, with roughly 900 active members. The factory has nine permanent staff, and hires around 25 seasonal workers to oversee receipt and processing during the harvest season. Permanent staff is in charge of key roles such as receiving and weighing cherry, registering complaints and concerns, and managing farmer payments.,p>The average farmer has about 300 coffee trees, on less than one hectare of land. Farmers here typically grow other crops as well as coffee, as well. The area surrounding Gachatha is densely populated, which requires the factory to take particular precautions with regards to waste water and pollutants. The factory has soak pits for water treatment to avoid contamination with fresh-water sources, and the community takes care to preserve the indigenous plant life in the area, to protect local bird and animal species.

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