Karatu PB


Karatu PB

Blood Orange, Molasses, Guava

Regular price $19.00 $0.00
1750-1950 MASL

alt: 1750-1950 MASL

Light Roast

Roast: light

producer: Gitwe Farmers Cooperative Society

region: Thika District

process: Washed

varietal: SL 28, SL 34

Farmers in Kiri planted their first coffee trees in I950. This coop has 2 wet mills namely Kiri and Kegwa. The coop is located within Njukiini locations of Gichugu Division, Kirinyaga East District on the southern slopes of Mount Kenya. “Njukiini” is synonymous with beehives, a common thing in the area.

The coop is managed by an elected board of 7 members. Each member represents an electoral zone in the two wet mills. Currently, the coop has 22 permanent members of staff who are headed by a Secretary Manager. The Secretary Manager oversees the day to day running of the coop under the supervision of the board. The society contracts an average of 30 casual workers during the peak season each year.

The 2 wet mills in the coop have a membership of 3300 farmers.
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