Othaya Rukira




Nyeri County

Acid: high
Body: medium
Flavor Profile: Bright, complex, and full bodied. Raspberry, orange zest, and cinnamon candy are supported by vanilla, honey, and cherry cola with just a hint of sweet sundried tomato. Part of the Othaya farmer Co-op, Rukira factory lies at the base of Mt. Kenya. Rukira has 800 members who all actively vote on representation, marketing and milling contracts, and profit allocation. Each farmer only harvests roughly enough coffee cherry to produce 30kg of exportable green coffee. The Co-op allows farmers to band together in order to protect themselves from the difficulties of smallholder coffee production. Washed and sun dried Sl28, Sl34, Ruiru 11, and Batian cultivars. 1700-1800 masl