Single Origin - Kenya Kamviu AA Microlot
We are featuring an exceptional coffee from Kenya
Kamviu Factory is located in Manyatta subcounty , Embu County.
Embu County lies on south-eastern side of Mount Kenya. The county borders Tharaka Nithi to the North, Kitui to the east, Machakos to the south, Murang’a to the south west and Kirinyaga to the West. The administrative capital, Embu is also known as Kirimari, meaning top of the hill in Kiembu. The County was named after the main town Embu that was named after the main commuinity that lives in the area, the Aembu. Tea and coffee are the community’s main cash crops.
Kamviu Factory is part of the Gakundu Farmers Cooperative Society. Gakundu FCS consists of Gakundu, Kamviu, Gichugu and Gakui Factories. Kamviu is ran by a factory Manager, Mr Mukangi, who oversees the day to day running of the factory
Altitude: The factory is situated at approximately 1,750-1,800 m.a.s.l
Soil Type: The farmers benefits from deep red volcanic soils, rich in organic matter.
Rainfall: Approx 1,200-1,400 mm per annum.
Processing Method- The ripening of the cherry is closely monitored and when the time is right the red cherry is hand picked into buckets early in the morning and carried to the wet mill.
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