Varieties: SL28 & SL34
Processing: Washed, Sun-dried on raised beds
Growing Altitude: 1700-1800m
Pink grapefruit, Tamarind, Lively acidity with a clean finish.
The Guama factory, which opened in 1974, is named after the local village and serves 3,500 small producers, each of whom has, on average, 86 trees.
Coffees at the factory are fermented in fresh water from the Kaboyo River and then dried in the sun on raised beds.
Guama is also one of 12 wet mills that belong to the Baragwi Farmer’s Cooperative Society, which is likewise named after the village where it’s located. Baragwi has more than 16,000 registered members in total and a staff of 137.
Coffees from this area are known for have the smooth body and dynamic acidity that coffees from Kenya are prized for.