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BURUNDI - GOMBA NATURAL-12oz

BURUNDI - GOMBA NATURAL-12oz

Regular price $14

Burundi- Gomba Natural 

Plum, Lime, Cherry, Marshmallow 

Region: Kirundu, Muyinga

Producer: CAFEX/Gomba Mill

Varietal: Bourbon

Altitude: 1600 masl

This incredible naturally processed coffee comes from a traceable microlot in the Kirundu province of Burundi.  It was processed at the Gomba washing station, which has a reputation for supporting great local farmers and producing quality coffee The Gomba washing station is located in Buhinyuza District in Muyinga province, bordering Tanzania. The washing station lies at 1433 meters above sea level and receives cherry from surrounding hills with altitude typically between 1400 and 1600m. Through a BCA project, Gomba washing station has already registered 2831 coffee producers divided into 97 groups of 30 farmers, each with an average of 304 trees per farm. The farmers are currently organized in groups of 30 people, headed by a lead farmer. The mill has a young agronomist who has a good understanding of coffee production systems and ‘good agricultural practices’ (GAP). This leader acts as a spokesman to facilitate communication and organization of cherry collection with the washing station. Gomba washing station also has its own coffee nursery which supplies new trees for the smallholder farmers in the region.