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Congo Kawa Kanzuru – Filter Roast

8.75

 

  • Variety: Bourbon
  • Process: Washed
  • Altitude: 1100 – 1600 masl
  • Tasting Notes: Dark Chocolate, Orange, Clove

 

Filter Roast – Suitable for all filter brew methods, we have roasted this coffee to highlight the lighter notes in the cup. This coffee can be used as espresso, but expect high acidity and fruit flavours.

 

 

All single origins will be roasted on Wednesday and shipped on Thursday, cut off dates for same week orders is 1 pm Wednesday.

 

Due to the nature of coffee and how it reacts to the air after being ground, we recommend purchasing this coffee as whole bean. However, should you not have access to a grinder, we can grind it for you here.

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Frequently Bought Together

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Price for all three:   137.00

Description

COOKKANZ stands for Cooperative Kawa Kanzuru. In local language, Kawa Kanzuru means
“white coffee”, white for the colour of the snow standing on top of mount Ruwenzori a pride of
the region, and white also for the excellent process that makes the coffee so clean and of high
quality. The mount Ruwenzori is located at the border between DR Congo and Uganda and
culminates at 5109m above sea levels. The coffee farms and washing station stand all around in
the region between 1100 and 1600m above sea level. The Kawa Kanzuru Cooperative was
launched in 2014 by international NGOs and local coffeemakers to improve the situation of the
conflict-affected coffee sector in eastern Congo. The civil wars in the North Kivu region, which
have been going on since 1996, have considerably weakened the agricultural sector and thus
contributing to the coffee industry, nearly destroyed the livelihoods and working conditions of
many thousands of farmers.
Thus, the cooperative was founded to help improve infrastructure in North Kivu, with the
Kawa Kanzuru Cooperative operating over 25 central washing stations, a nursery and a farmer
school, where farmers can take advantage of continuing education and training.

Additional information

Weight N/A
Grind

Whole Bean, V60, Cafetière, Aeropress, Moka Pot, Kalita Wave, Chemex

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