Burundi Nyagishiru

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Nyagishiru is located near the Ruvubu River, Buhinyuza Commune (Muyinga Province) in the North East of Burundi.

This CWS has 200 raised beds and uses a Mackinnon pulper. It has four fermentation tanks and two soaking/pre-floating tanks. The CWS is located on the hill on Nyagishiru and collects cherry from 12 neighboring hills. Matraco (Matsitsi Trading Co, the owner of the CWS) farms 7000 of its own trees on Nyagishiru Hill.

Matraco has contributed with seedlings for their Farmers in order to replace old-aged coffee trees. They have also provided funds for a school and health center construction in the Muyinga Province. Nyagishiru producers have received a premium 20% above the local market rate this season. Nyagishiru pays its staff almost 60% above the rate for casual labor in Burundi.

It is truly beautiful, situated in a valley surrounded by the Nyagishiru Hills, which it’s named after. The coffee is sweet and clean. With proper management happening, we believe this could be one of the best washing stations in Burundi in the coming years. Interestingly, it’s also located in a lesser known coffee region, Muyinga District, outside of Kayanza, the province the majority of Burundi’s coffee is produced.

 

CountryBurundi
RegionMuyinga
VarietalRed Bourbon
Altitude1,600 – 1,750 masl
ProcessingNatural
Cupping NotesBlackberry, Molasses, Dark Chocolate
RoastMedium
Grind Type

Whole Bean, Espresso, Moka Pot, Auto Drip, Pour over, French Press, Cold Brew

Weight

250g, 500g, 1Kg

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