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Kenya| Introduction to Asalia coffee beans in coffee producing area

Published: 2024-05-20 Author:
Last Updated: 2024/05/20, Kenya Kenya, Kenya, is fully known as The Republic of Kenya. It is located in eastern Africa, traversed by the equator, bordering Somalia, Tanzania, Uganda, Ethiopia and South Sudan, and bordering the Indian Ocean in the southeast. It has a land area

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Kenya, known as the Republic of Kenya (The Republic of Kenya), is located in eastern Africa, running through the middle of the equator, bordering Somalia, Tanzania, Uganda, Ethiopia and South Sudan, and bordering the Indian Ocean in the southeast, covering an area of 582646 square kilometers, and the country is divided into 47 counties.

The Kenyan flag is based on the flag of the pre-independent Kenyan African National Union. From top to bottom, it consists of three parallel horizontal rectangles of black, red and green, with a white edge above and below the red rectangle. in the middle of the flag is a shield and two crossed spears. Among them, black symbolizes the Kenyan people, red symbolizes the struggle for freedom, green symbolizes agriculture and natural resources, white symbolizes unity and peace, and Mao and shield symbolizes the unity of the motherland and the struggle to defend freedom.

There are many plateaus in Kenya, with an average elevation of 1500 meters above sea level, and only the coastal areas are plains. The eastern branch of the East African Rift Valley cuts longitudinally from the north to the south of the plateau, dividing the highland into east and west. There are many lakes and many volcanoes, among which Kenya, the extinct volcano in the central highland, is 5199 meters above sea level, which is the second highest peak in Africa.

Kenya is located in the tropical monsoon region, with a savanna climate in most areas, hot and humid coastal areas and a mild climate on the plateau, with rainy seasons from March to June and October to December, and the rest of the dry season, with annual temperatures between 12 and 24 ℃, and annual rainfall decreasing from 1500 mm to 200mm from southwest to northeast. High-altitude mountains, volcanic soil, plenty of sunshine and appropriate rainfall make the country's agriculture and tourism more developed.

Coffee producing area

Kenya has a large number of coffee producing areas, which are concentrated in the southwest and central part of the country, with a total of Bangma Bungoma, Embu Embu, Kiambu Kiambu, Kirinyaga Kirinyaga, Kisi Kisii, Machakos Machakos, Meru menu, Elgonne Mt.Elgon, Mulanga Murang'a, Nakuru Nakuru, Neri Nyeri, Sika Thika, Tita Vita Taita Taveta, Transe-Enzoya Trans-Nzoia14. Among them, Minri, Kirinia, Mulanga, Kiambo and Sika are the most famous. There are two harvest seasons in Kenya, the main harvest season is from October to December and the secondary harvest season is from May to July.

Nyeri: located in central Kenya, it is the site of Mount Kenya, an extinct volcano, planted at an altitude of 1200-2300 meters. Due to the high terrain and fertile volcanic soil, Neri is located in the center of Kenyan coffee, and coffee-related industrial facilities are also well developed.

Kirinyaga: near Mineri Nyeri producing area, 1300-1900 m above sea level. Known all over the world for its strong taste, rich layers and solid taste, it is recognized as the two best producing areas in Kenya together with the Nyeri producing area of Mini. Most of the producers in this area are small coffee farmers who join the cooperative, while the cooperative provides a washing plant, and the coffee farmer sends the coffee fruit to the cooperative's processing plant for processing.

Mulanga (Murang'a): belonging to the Central Province, it is also a producing area that benefits from volcanic soil, at an altitude of 1350-1950 meters. There are about 100000 coffee farmers in this area, with more small coffee farmers than manors.

Kiambu: located in central Kenya, the producing area also benefits from volcanic soil, which is dominated by large coffee farms and has a number of cooperatives, growing at an altitude of about 1500 to 2200.

Thika: Sika is a small town in Nairobi, the capital of Kenya, where there are many coffee fields around Nairobi. Although Sika is an industrial town, it is surrounded by agriculture and waterfalls. There are about 2000 farmers in the Sika area, and coffee is grown between 1520 and 2200 meters above sea level. Coffee from Sika has a more obvious tomato flavor than coffee beans from other Kenyan regions.

Front Street Coffee Kenya Asalia AA TOP Coffee Bean production area: Sika Manor / processing Plant: Asail treatment Plant altitude: 1550-1750 m Variety: SL28, SL34 treatment: K72 washing treatment Flavor: Virgin Fruit, Wumei, Berry, Citrus, Green Tea

This Kenyan Asaria coffee bean from Qianjie Coffee is washed with K72 and roasted in medium and shallow. The front street uses the proportion of V60JEL 1RV 15 and 92 ℃ to boil, you will smell ripe tomatoes and flowers, and the entrance will have the flavor of virgin fruit and black plum, with bright acidity, outstanding sweetness, juicy taste and clean taste.