Kenya - Maana AA


Here is a beautiful presentation of a washed Kenyan AA.

Maana AA by James Ndiritu Gachihi from Nyeri is delightfully fruity, soft, delicate, and complex. In the aroma, tropical fruits combine with spicy cinnamon notes that melt into soft caramelized sugar in the cup surrounded with distinct Raspberry and floral notes. Absolutely lovely.

We recommend this coffee for filter brewing: pour-over, Aeropress, french press

Flavor notes: Raspberry, caramelized sugar, white tea, cinnamon, floral
Origin: Nyeri, Kenya
Producer: James Ndiritu Gachihi
Variety: SL 28 & 34
Processing: Washed 
Altitude: 1750-1800 masl
Importer: Belco Coffee
Beginning of the relationship: 2020
FOB: 9,08$/kg 
 100% of FOB goes to the group. They pay for milling, exporting, documents, licenses etc.
Farmgate price: 5,98$/kg


We met James and the other 6 farmers from their coffee producers group called Mecop when we visited Kenya in early 2020 with our friends from Belco Coffee. The aim of the trip was to source coffees with full traceability down to the exact farm they come from. Thanks to the game-changing Mecop (started by David Maguta) we were able to return home very happy for finding this new partnership. 

James himself became a coffee farmer in his father's footsteps in his early twenties. He has around 8000 trees, mainly SL28 & SL34 but also some Ruiru and Batian varieties. James is highly focused on the quality of his coffee and has ambitious plans for the future to grow the production. And maybe in the future work together with his daughter who is showing a lot of interest in the profession. 

This coffee is made with love from the very beginning in order to bring you joy. 
We hope you enjoy it.

Please keep in mind that our roast day is Monday. All orders received before Monday 10.00 will be shipped at the latest on Wednesday. 

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Kenya - Maana AA
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