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CONGO ORGANIC KIVU GORILLA BLEND ROASTED
CONGO ORGANIC KIVU GORILLA BLEND ROASTED

CONGO ORGANIC KIVU GORILLA BLEND ROASTED

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Great for Drip & Espresso.

CUP PROFILE:

  • FLAVOR: Red Currant, Dark Chocolate, Brown Sugar, Red Apple
  • BODY: Heavy
  • ACIDITY: Medium
  • PROCESS: Washed
  • CUP SCORE: 86
  • MASL:  1900-2100
  • VARIETALS:  Heirloom Varietals, Blue Mountain, Rumangabo

 

About:

The farming community in North Kivu has become accustomed to adversity. Armed incursion, corruption and disease are part of everyday life, but in coffee they see hope. Coffee is one of the only cash crops these producers grow. It puts money on the table, brings stability to the community and enables farmers to plan.

 The Kawa Kanzururu Cooperative is an exciting new Coop with a network of 24 micro-mills along the western rim of the Rwenzori Mountain Range. The benefit of working through a Coop is of huge importance to smallholders since North Kivu is landlocked. Plugging Congolese coffee into the global supply chain means transporting it to the Port of Mombasa in Kenya to reach the sea. Thus, working collectively is essential. The Kawa Kanzururu Coop is also focused on expanded production and quality.

 The farming community borders the Virunga National Park which occupies the Semliki River Valley in the 140 km stretch between lakes Edward and Albert in the westernmost arm of the Great Rift Valley. Cocoa and palm oil are also grown in the lower zones, and new crops such as chia seed are also starting to take root. The conditions here are ideal for growing coffee: deep, fertile, volcanic soil, high altitude and adequate rainfall.

 

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Roast Level:
Medium. Our goal is to bring as much sweetness and character of the bean forward without over roasting the flavors out of the bean. We like to drop this bean as first crack ends.


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Roasted Fresh Daily. Usually ships same day with 1-5 day shipping. We roast on a fluid bed air roaster. This means less acidity for people with sensitive stomachs. Cleaner, no hydrocarbons or charring. Questions are welcomed! We love coffee and hope you love ours as well.