Burundi is the 5th largest coffee producer in the world
Burundi is the 31st producer in the world and produces coffee ranging from soft, colored and sweet citrus to chocolate and walnut. Burundi offers slightly different regional flavor profiles, but its diverse coffees attract interest from specialist coffee companies.
Several regional aromatic coffees have attracted interest in Burundi, coffee production has been around since the 1930s, and it has taken some time for its great coffees to fall on the radar of connoisseurs. and the fact that the country is closed makes it difficult for buyers to get coffee without quality. Organic as chemical fertilizers or pesticides are not available. There are about 600,000 smallholders with 200-300 trees each, usually growing other food crops or growing livestock. management companies that take care of transport and commercial aspects. Coffee suffers from a "potato defect", but local research aims to reduce the problem.
Flowering Arabika - Blooming Arabica coffee tree in Burundi between June and August.
- Percentage of the world market: 0.5%
-Main type of coffee:
96% of Arabica with their Burbon, Jackson and Mibirizi varieties
-Main Harvest: February-June
-Processing Process for: Mit
Burundi is the 31st maker of coffee in the world
KAYANZA is located in the northern part of Burundi, which is close to the border with Rwanda. The coffee beans in the area are traditionally of very good quality.
KIRIMIRO near Gitega in the center of the country, the areas covered by Sogestal have washing stations up to the highest altitude.
MUMIRWA this Sogestal is located to the west in the Kumurarugo Mountains, southwest of Kibira National Park. The high altitude provides perfect conditions for growing coffee.
Washed Burbon The bourbon trees have remained here undisturbed for decades.
Washed Burbon The light-baked Burundi bourbon is most aromatic with sweet and citrus fruits.
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