KENYA KEGWA AA - FILTER
Region: Central Province, Kirinyaga County, Gichuga Division
Variety: SL28, SL34
Notes: Pomegranate, red currant, honey.
Kegwa Coffee Factory is located in the Central Province, Kirinyaga County in Njukiini location of Gichugu Division near Kianyaga town. It was established in the 1960 and rests on a 3 acre piece of land serving Kegwa, Mwiboini, Cieni, and Kithiga A&B Villages. The long rains fall between March-May while the short rains come between October and December. After harvesting all the coffee is delivered to the factory and undergoes the wet processing method. Water is pumped from the River Nyamindi to the reservoir tanks for pulping and recirculation. After pulping the coffee is stored overnight, washed, soaked and spread on the drying tables. The parchment is then frequently turned on the drying tables, sorted and stored awaiting delivery to the millers who are also the marketing agent.