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Kenya Ndaroini AB

Kenyan coffees are wild and unique coffees that showcase vibrant and punchy acidity with creamy, luscious body. This coffee is no exception to that. This coffee is juicy, fruity, and sweet butterscotch.  

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More about this coffee

Region: Nyeri
Elevation: 1,800 masl
Varietal: SL28, SL34
Processing: Fully Washed
Tasting Notes: Black Cherry, Dried Fruit, Butterscotch

 

Ndaroini is a place of rest in the Swahili language. The Ndaroini group chose this name because they traveled long distances to deliver their cherries. After days of picking on their farms, they had to walk hours with their bags of cherries to the Gichathaini washing station. They couldn’t stay for the night and had to walk back to their place of rest, Ndaroini.

The Ndaroini farmers became fed up with the long walks. As the group grew, they dreamed of their washing station just a stone throw from their homes. After years of persistent campaigning, the Ndaroini people finally got their washing station.

The group has two hero’s; the late Geoffrey Mugetha and Muthoni Maathai. In 1984, these chairmen came to terms with the government to give them 2.5 acres of land to build the washing station. In the harvest of ’84, the Ndaroini opened their washing station: to this day, one of the most celebrated in Nyeri County.