MONDAY ROAST ONLY
This bean starts with a sweet cocoa and floral aroma. The cup offers complex flavors of apricot, blackberry and tomato with an orange-brandy finish.
Karatu Coffee Factory is located in central province, Thika District in Ndarugu location of Gatundu Division near Gatundu town. It was established in 1965 and rests on 11 acres piece of land serving Karatu, Gitwe, Kibiru and Kigaa Villages.
Currently it is affiliated to Gitwe Farmers Co-operative Society Ltd. Its membership currently stands at 800 (700 are active members while 100 are inactive farmers).
After harvesting, the coffees are delivered to the factory and undergoes the wet processing method. Water is pumped from River Rwabura to the reservoir tanks for pulping and recirculation. After pulping, the coffee is stored overnight, washed and soaked and spread on the drying tables. The parchment is then frequently turned on the drying tables, sorted and stored awaiting delivery to the millers.