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Bujuku Valley, Uganda

Bujuku Valley, Uganda

A decadent natural from the Rwenzori smallholders, layered milk chocolate & cranberries.

Available exclusively in our Christmas Curation.

Character

Layered, deep and refined.

Brewing

Recommended for all brewing methods.

Resting

Before brewing, rest beans for a minimum of 7 days for filter and 14 days for espresso.

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Bright future ahead.

This particular lot stood out to us at the roastery for its layered and deep character, and also it’s sweet chocolate flavours. We purchased a small amount through our partners Covoya, who have been working out in Uganda for many years now.

Ugandan coffee farmers have faced incredible difficulties over the past 40 years, as has much of the country. It’s encouraging to see high quality lots such as this becoming more consistent each year and we’re excited to continue our partnership with smallholders here in the future.

The Producer

This double handpicked natural process (or, 'DRUGAR' - dried, Uganda, arabica) lot is sourced from smallholder farmers in the Rwenzori region of South-West Uganda. Situated at the feet of the Rwenzori mountains just north of Lake George, the region around Kasese has excellent conditions for speciality Arabica production with some of the highest altitude in Uganda, fertile soil and plentiful rainfall.

However widespread poverty and a lack of infrastructure, as well as the political upheaval in Uganda over the past 40 years has meant this region has struggled to realise its full potential for speciality arabica production. Organisations such as Bukonzo Co-Operative are leading the way in realising this potential and returning it to its status as a respected speciality arabica producing region in Uganda.

  • Production Data

    Produced by Rwenzori Smallholders
    Region - Rwenzori Mountains
    Grown at 1200 - 2000 masl
    Varietal - SL28 & SL34
    Harvest - February 2022
    Process - Natural

  • Natural Process

    Natural coffees (also referred to as sun-dried or dry-processed coffees) are dried in the fruit that surrounded them when they grew. With the natural process, after the cherry has been picked it is laid out on patios or drying tables.

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