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Kenya - Karani

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€12,50
292 in stock
blackcurrant, blackberry, blood orange, brown sugar, dark chocolate, juicy
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Description

Smallholder farmers cultivate coffee in the region’s rich volcanic and sandy soil. The area is well irrigated and verdant. Most farms are extremely small, about 20 trees on average and provide cash income for families. These smallholders handpick  ripe cherry and deliver it to the Karani factory that day. At intake, cherry is meticulously sorted. All sorting is overseen by the cherry clerk, who ensures that only ripe, undamaged cherry Is received.

Once sorted, cherry is pulped on the factory’s disc pulper and then density sorted. Pulped cherry is dry fermented for 16 to 24 hours. Skilled staff oversee fermentation, checking regularly to ensure fermented is halted at just the right moment. After fermentation, cherry is sent through washing and grading channels. 

Parchment is placed on raised drying beds. Staff sort drying parchment to remove any remaining defective beans and turn parchment constantly to promote even drying. Drying typically takes between 1 and 3 weeks.

Black Currant, Blackberry, Blood Orange, Brown Suga,r Dark Chocolate ,Juicy

producer Several small farmers for Karani wet mill
country of origine Kenya
region Gichugu - Kirinyaga
altitude 1700-1800m
cultivar SL28&SL34
processing method washed and sundried
cupping score 89
% reject through color sorting 2.2