Trader: Ibero Kenya
Кооператив: Mugaga FCS
Станція обробки: Kagumoini
Різновид: SL 28, SL 34, Batian, Ruiru 11
Висота: 1648 masl
Обробка: Fully washed
Грунт: Clay loam soil
Цвітіння: February – April
Врожай: October – January
Farm or Region History / Background
The Mugaga FCS is located in the heart of Nyeri county. A total of five factories are part of this coop, Kagumoini, Kiamabara, Kieni, Gathuga and Gatina.
Farm / Estate Processing Techniques
The farmers are handpicking the cherries before delivering them. After the pulping, the parchment is fermented for 12-24 hours without water. Once the fermentation has finished, the parchment is washed and graded into P1, P2, P3 and P lights. The P1 and P2 are then soaked overnight before they are put on the drying beds for 10-15 days.
Environmental/ Sustainability, Social/Community Development
The cooperative organizes regular farmer trainings at the factories. They use the water from the nearby Ruiru stream. While processing, the water is recirculated, in order to