RWANDA

MATABA | FULLY WASHED | GRADE A1 | CROP 2019

Mataba Washing Station belongs to Muhondo Coffee Company and is located in Bukonya District. This washing station is run by Solange, who’s the station manager there. Mataba Washing Station is smaller compared to Muhondo, however, the fertile soils and the location at 1750m offer ideal growing conditions. Coffee has only started to become more popular in this region. In the past, people have mainly grown crops such as bananas and pineapples. In this region the POP variety is more and more used. It is a bourbon type with bigger cherries and a good yield. Nevertheless, up till now it has only been used for internal consumption not for exportation.

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GROWING REGION

Country Rwanda

Region Bukonya District

Washing Station Mataba Washing Station

Producer Wellars Karangwa

QUALITY

Coffee type Arabica

Quality Grade A1, Scr. 15+

Crop 2019

Harvest time April - June

Harvest method Picking

Altitude 1750masl

Variety Bourbon/Jackson

Processing Fully washed

Soil type Clay soil

Irrigation Natural rainfall

Ref. No. P10314

CUP PROFILE

grapefruit | apricot | nougat |

vanilla | honey sweetness | sage |

tea rose | white pepper