Izuba meaning “sun” in Kirundi, is located in the Kabarore Commune, of Kayanza Province. The Izuba washing station is set close to a nearby river, providing a vital and regular freshwater source for coffee processing. Izuba currently produces washed coffees, and is actively developing both honey and natural processed lots, that will become larger in volume this year. The station aims to provide premiums where possible to not only the farmers, but the station staff also.
The farmers last season were paid 4% higher than the market rate, and the employees were paid 25% higher than local stations; 33% more than the national average. Once the coffee has been fully processed, the remaining coffee pulp is turned into a natural fertiliser as it degrades. When ready, it is distributed to local farmers to add nutrients to their soil.
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Flavour: Lychee & PomegranateOrigin: Kabaroe, Kayanza Province, BurundiVarietal: Red BourbonProcess: WashedAltitude:1500-1700m