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Uganda

Tarito Coffee Farmers Group

washed

Uganda

Uganda Tarito Coffee Farmers Group

washed

A clean and complex coffee, nutty notes
of hazelnut and walnut ending with a
spicy touch of black pepper.

Plus 7% VAT

Quick Facts

All the facts about our Uganda Tarito Coffee Farmers Group

Region Mount Elgon
Producer Small Holders
Variety Various
Process washed
Type Washed Arabica
Category Regional
Harvest from October to January
Shipping from January to February
Unit GrainPro Sack à 60kg

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Hazelnut
Walnut

Uganda

Tarito Coffee Farmers Group

washed

The Tarito coffee farmers group was formed in 2007.
It is one of the groups that gave birth to Kabeywa
united coffee farmers society (KUCOFAS). The Tarito
coffee farmers group consists of 41 member (25 Men
and 16 Women). Most of the farms owned by the members
are found between 1800-1900 Meters above sea level.
The group is located in Kabeywa sub county, Kapchorwa
district, Elgon region in Eastern Uganda.The main
economic activity carried out by the group members
is farming and mainly coffee farming. They also do
practice banana farming as the main food crop.

Origin

Specialty coffee from Uganda

Mountain

Varieties

Kent, Typica, SL-14 & SL-28

Processing methods

Natural process ("drugar") and washed process (sometimes called "wugar")

Altitude range

up to 1200 masl

Harvest

October–February: Main crop / April–August: Fly crop  

Total yearly production

Around 3.5 million (incl. Robusta); 700.000 bags of Arabica  

Coffees from Uganda

Coffee is Uganda’s top-earning export crop. In 1989 Uganda’s coffee production capacity exceeded its quota of 2.3 million bags, but export volumes were still diminished by economic and security problems, and large amounts of coffee beans were still being smuggled out of Uganda for sale in neighbouring countries.

Main production areas: Bugisu (Mt. Elgon), Lake Victoria basin, Western Uganda, West Nile

Port of Shipment: Mombasa
Export bag size: 60kg
Total number of coffee farmers: More than 500.000

Region Mount Elgon
Producer Small Holders
Variety Various
Process washed
Type Washed Arabica
Harvest from October to January
Shipping from January to February
Unit GrainPro Sack à 60kg
A clean and complex coffee, nutty notes of hazelnut and walnut ending with a spicy touch of black pepper.

The Tarito coffee farmers group was formed in 2007.
It is one of the groups that gave birth to Kabeywa
united coffee farmers society (KUCOFAS). The Tarito
coffee farmers group consists of 41 member (25 Men
and 16 Women). Most of the farms owned by the members
are found between 1800-1900 Meters above sea level.
The group is located in Kabeywa sub county, Kapchorwa
district, Elgon region in Eastern Uganda.The main
economic activity carried out by the group members
is farming and mainly coffee farming. They also do
practice banana farming as the main food crop.