Kenya Muthunzuuni Co-op

Kenya Muthunzuuni Co-op

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Kenya Muthunzuuni Cooperative
Single origin
100% Arabica

Region: Machakos County
Type of producer: Muthunzuuni Farmer's Cooperative Society
Altitude: Approx. 1,400- 1,600 metres a.s.l.
Soil Type: Deep red loam soils
Variety: Mostly SL 28 and SL 34
Rainfall: Approx. 700 mm per annum
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..
Mill Process: Hulled and graded by size and density.
The Co-operative: Muthunzuuni FCS has a membership of 850 registered members with around 170 ha under coffee growing and production.