Producer: Kii Factory
Region: Kirinyagi, Rungeto
Varietal: SL28 || SL34 || Ruiri 11 || Batian
Process: Washed Process
Altitude: 1,310-1,900 MASL
Flavor Notes: Pineapple / Dried Fig / Dragonfruit
Perched high up in the southern foothills of Mount Kenya on rich red volcanic soil, the areas surrounding the Kii factory are ideal for producing some of the finest Kenyan coffee. Farmers in these fertile foothills who typically cultivate around 250 coffee trees on half-acre plots have been delivering cherry to the Kii factory, which is one of 3 factories managed by an umbrella farmers’ cooperative society (FCS) called the Rungeto Farmers’ Cooperative Society. Smaller in size than other FCS, Rungeto has focused on quality processing and meticulous attention to detail, garnering it a reputation for amazing coffee and some of the cleanest and best-organized factories in Kenya.
At the Kii factory, only the ripest cherries are delivered, and additional hand sorting and floating are done to remove less dense and damaged beans before the coffee is de-pulped, fermented, and washed. After the coffee is washed, it’s soaked in freshwater for long periods of time to solidify the hallmark Kenyan profiles. The coffee is dried over a period of two weeks on raised beds, which are carefully constructed to ensure proper air circulation and temperature control for optimal drying. When the coffee is milled for export, the green beans are sorted by screen size and graded according to size and shape. Larger beans (17/18 screen) are labeled AA, 15/16 screen are labeled AB, and the round peaberry are labeled PB.
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