Rugali Coffee Washing Station is built next to the villageof Rwamiko and purchases coffee from about 140 familiesin the area. Once cherry is delivered to the station is ithand sorted, floated, pulped and then fermented for12 hours. It’s at this point where staff hand sort theparchment, removing any defects. Coffee is then laid outto dry on terraced raised beds for an average of 30 days.Coffee is laid out to dry on well-maintained drying beds,where grass and weeds are managed and removed frombelow to ensure no additional moisture rising from theground during the drying stage. The beds stretch acrossa large open plain where air flow and sunlight havemaximum exposure to the coffee as it dries. During thedry season day time temperatures reach 28 to 30 degreesand evening temperatures drop to 12 to 15 degrees.
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is backordered. We will ship it separately in 10 to 15 days.