This coffee washing station was built in 1992. It works closely with coffee farmers to produce good quality coffee particularly specialty coffee. It keeps track on all specialty coffee from the field to the export. Farmers are motivated by the premiums they receive and are keen to continue producing this type of coffee. In near future, it will get certification.
Ownership: Government of Burundi
Fermentation time: 14-h.
Drying time of the coffee: 14days (average)
Drying bed or patio : 180
Harvest period : March-June
Processing period: March-June
|Size (30kg boxes)||44|
|Aroma/Flavor||orange, melon, molasses, toffee, citric, honey, sweet chocolate|
|Acidity||high citric, green apple, lime, grape, tartaric|
|Other||medium body, sweet, creamy, cherry cola, cedar, intense, fruity aftertaste, transitioned to high citrus to coca, multi-dimensional|
|Auction Lot Size (lbs.)||2910|
|High bidders||Wataru & Co., Ltd.|