FUGLEN KAFFE Gakuyuini
Kaffe bønner fra Fuglen Coffe:
Flavour Profile: Blackcurrant, Gooseberry, Rhubarb.
Producers: Thirikwa Farmers Co-op.
Region: Kirinyaga County.
Varietals: SL-34, Ruiru 11, Batian, SL-28.
The Gakuyuini washing station sits at 1700 masl on Mount Kenya, 1.5 hours outside Nairobi. The station is managed by the Thirikwa Cooperative, and is supplied by 1500 farmers in the region.
The cherries are sorted, pulped, fermented, washed, and dried. This process is a true science in the quality coffee capital of the world, with great care taken at each stage and constantly adjusted for weather. The producers know from experience that the quality of the coffee and the price it sells for is a direct result of the attention they give their crop.