Origin: Nyeri County
Varietal: Ruiru 11. SL28. SL34. Batian
Taste: Blackberries, Lime & Mango
About the Beans:
The society was registered under the cooperative society act of 2000. It was formerly part of the Giant Tetu coffee farmers society, a factory society with 1,542 active members.
Gathaithi Farmer’s Cooperative Society is located at Tetu district, Gaki location, Gathaithi sub-location, Nyeri County. At I60 km north of Nairobi, you will find the factory sandwiched between the elegant Mt. Kenya and the Aberdare ranges, putting it at a vantage point of better production.
Gathaithi Coffee Factory is dressed with red-volcanic soil that infuses it with all the mineral and organic goodness necessary for optimum production. It experiences an annual rainfall of 11,00mm at 1,650m above sea level. In addition it enjoys cool temperatures of 16-26°C.
Gathaithi farms have two cropping seasons: Late crop starting at the end of September to mid-January contributing 70%, and early crop starting from April to July and contributing 30% of the total annual production.
About Reuben Hills: