Burundi Ngogomo Coffee

(earns 45 Taste Points)
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Fruits
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Natural
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Quick Details
Origin(s): Burundi Spain
Smooth
Brightness of Flavours
Crisp
Balanced & Pleasing
Bright & Crisp
Thin
Mouthfeel
Full Bodied
Medium Balanced
Balance of Flavours
Well Balanced
Coffee Specification
Roast Profile: Omniroasted for both filter and espresso
Processing Method: Pulped Natural Washed
Cupping Score: 90+ / 100. A superb coffee You can score this one...
More Information
Does this include caffeine? Yes, this product contains caffeine
Is this coffee available as pre-ground?
Are there any specific product benefits?
Burundi Ngogomo Coffee
Ngogomo is one of the main washing stations in the province of Muyinga. It was constructed in 1992 and today serves more than 1,800 farmers on 18 hills. It is overseen by sustainability and CWS manager Severin Nizigiyimana. With 10 fermentation tanks, 3 soaking tanks, 258 drying tables, 4 selection tables and 10 floating tanks the station can process up to 1,500 metric tonnes of cherry each season.

The processing season runs from April to June. During the harvest season, all coffee is selectively hand-picked. Most families only have 200 to 250 trees, and harvesting is done almost entirely by the family. Bugestal knows that even small distances can be time consuming and expensive to travel for smallholder farmers, and they know that receiving cherry immediately after harvest is crucial to quality. Therefore, smallholders can bring their cherries either directly to a central washing station (CWS) or to one of the 10-15 collection sites situated throughout growing areas. Farmers are paid the same for their quality cherry regardless of where they bring their cherries. In this way, farmers are not disadvantaged due to their location, and Bugestal bears the cost of transport to CWS’s.
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