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AA Top Gakundu

washed

Kenya

Kenya AA Top Gakundu

washed

Fresh and tangy, with notes of blackberry, choccolate, raspberry and a sparkling acid reminiscent of red currant.

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All the facts about our Kenya AA Top Gakundu

Region Embu County
Producer Gakundu Coffee Factory
Variety Various
Process washed
Type Washed Arabica
Category Regional
Harvest from November to March
Shipping from February to June
Unit GrainPro Sack à 60kg

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Kenya

AA Top Gakundu

washed

Gakundu coffee factory is located in Embu county in the central part of Kenya. The county
borders to Mount Kenya, one of the most well-respected coffee growing regions in the world.
The main harvest for Gakundu is from October through February. Varieties grown are typical for
Kenya; SL-28, Ruiru 11, and Batian.

Origin

Specialty coffee from Kenya

Mountain

Varieties

Boubon, Ruiru, SL-28+SL-34, K7

Processing methods

washed

Altitude range

1500 – 2100 masl

Harvest

October - March

Total yearly production

730.000 60kg bags 2022/23

Coffees from Kenya

The first plants came from Ethiopia in the 19th century, but it was not until the beginning of the 20th century that french missionaries introduced the valuable Bourbon plants.

Main production areas: Mount Kenya, Kigumo, Nyeri District, Kirinyaga, Ruiru Region, Kiambu Region

Export bag size: 60kg

Total number of coffee farmers: about 500.000 small farmer – about 500+ co-operatives.

Region Embu County
Producer Gakundu Coffee Factory
Variety Various
Process washed
Type Washed Arabica
Harvest from November to March
Shipping from February to June
Unit GrainPro Sack à 60kg
Fresh and tangy, with notes of blackberry, choccolate, raspberry and a sparkling acid reminiscent of red currant.

Gakundu coffee factory is located in Embu county in the central part of Kenya. The county
borders to Mount Kenya, one of the most well-respected coffee growing regions in the world.
The main harvest for Gakundu is from October through February. Varieties grown are typical for
Kenya; SL-28, Ruiru 11, and Batian.