Kenya Ground Coffee - Muthunzuuni Co-op - 250 gm


    Region: Machakos County
    Altitude: Approx. 1,400- 1,600 metres a.s.l.
    Soil Type: Deep red loam soils
    Rainfall: Approx. 700 mm per annum

    The Co-operative: Muthunzuuni FCS has a membership of 850 registered members with around 170 ha under coffee growing and production.

    Processing Method: Timely and selective hand picking is carried out in Muthunzuuni. Cherries are delivered to the wet mill the same day that it is picked. Cherry sorting is carried out at the wet mill prior to the pulping. Red ripe cherries are separated from underipes, overipes and foreign matter. Processing utilizes clean river water (wet processing) that is recirculated before disposal into seepage pits. Sun drying on raised tables is done before delivery of the coffee to the dry mill for secondary processing..