Living high up in the Andes jungle region at 3,000 – 3,500 feet above sea level, 296 ranchers – 39 of whom are women – grow premium beans for the coffee and cocoa worlds.
The story of this coffee is not clever or deeply historic, but it’s riveting.
Kayenza Province is situated in northeast Burundi, near the southern border with Rwanda, and contains the source waters of the Nile River. The 1893-meter altitude, volcanic soil, and relative availability of water produce an exotic high-altitude coffee you’ll long remember.
Get ready for an outstanding coffee from a country you might not have expected, grown in conditions you’d surely have thought awful – and yet, it’s a coffee tasters treasure. These beans come all the way from the Malabar region of India’s southwest coast. Read more