Komothai AB 250g
This AB lot was produced by numerous smallholder farmers, all of whom are members of the Komothai Coffee Growers Cooperative Society (CGCS) delivering to the Komothai Coffee Factory (as washing stations/wet mills are called in Kenya). The factory is located near the town of Ruiru, in Kenya’s Kiambu County.
Komothai CGCS is well known for the high quality of coffee processed at all of their factories and is regarded as one of the best run societies in all of Kiambu. As such, processing at the Komothai wet mill adheres to stringent quality-driven methods. All coffee cherries are handpicked and are delivered to the mill the same day, where they undergo meticulous sorting. Factory employees oversee the process and any underripe or damaged cherries will not be accepted by the ‘Cherry Clerk’ – one of the most important harvest-period staff, who keeps meticulous records of how much coffee each producer delivers on any given day (and thus how much payment is due once the coffee has sold).
Mill: Komothai Factory; Komothai Farmers Cooperative Society
Varietal(s): Mostly SL28, SL34 & some Ruiru 11
Processing: Fully washed & dried on raised beds
Owner: 10,000+ active members