Rwanda has one of the most interesting East African coffee histories. It is a place where the production of high-quality coffee is inextricably linked to the rising spirit of a population after the tragic genocidal civil war of the 1990s. Known as the "Land of a Thousand Hills," many of them are cultivated in high-grown coffee between 1700 and 2000 meters above sea level (MASL). Rwanda coffee can be world class. They often have clean bright flavors rivaling the best Central America coffees, more balance than Kenyas, attractive fruited sweetness, floral characteristics, and with a tea-like finish.Read more.

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  1. Phocus (at left in the lab coat), the manager, gives us a tour of Nyakarenzo site during a 2018 visit

    Rwanda Dry Process Rusizi Nyakarenzo

  2. At the drying tables, workers keep a sharp eye out for any physical defects in the coffee and remove them - Gaseke coffee washing station

    Rwanda Rusizi Gaseke

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