This coffee needs no introduction. It is absolutely delicious. Best as a filter with some fruity notes of strawberry and peach. More details below.
Uganda - Bukonzo Dream
Process - Natural
Altitude - 1900M
Tasting Notes - Strawberry, Peach & Lemon.
The farmers harvest their coffee by hand,
carefully selecting the ripe cherries. The
cherries are then pre-sorted before being
floated in a tank of water. The cherries
which float are removed, leaving only the
best cherries. These cherries are then sun-
dried on raised tables inside purpose-built
Farmers carefully turn the cherries
throughout the day ensuring uniform
drying. Once dried to the required
moisture content, the coffee is stored and
processed the wet mill in Kisinga Town.
After processing, the coffee beans then
undergo a final removing any black beans
or defects from the coffee.
The coffee is then bagged and transported
to a new dry mill in Namanve on the
outskirts of Kampala. Here it is prepared
for export through Mombasa.
Many farmers choose to sell the fresh
cherries after they have been sorted and
floated, often with the assistance of the
field team based out of Kisinga. This
enables farmers to access quick payment
for coffee and takes away the risk of
processing coffee at their farm, many of
whom are not well equipped to dry coffee.
The cherries are delivered to the wet mill
in Kisinga Town where a team of trained
workers are able to carry out the whole
process to a high standard.