Women-Produced Fairtrade

Burundi Kayanza Gatukuza Women Group

$695.25

FLAVOR: Peach, Berry Jam, Butterscotch

How it tastes? Smooth and exquisitely balanced. Bright orange zest notes dance atop a buttery, chocolate base with sugary toffee flavors and a tamarind finish. Candied peach and berry jam flavors round up the cup.
Price: $5.15 / LBBag Weight: 132.25 LB
Grand Parade Burundi Kayanza Unroasted Green Coffee beans, Specialty Arabica, African green coffee, whole bean, Fair Trade single origin
FARMER STORY

Burundi Gatukuza Women Group

Our Fair Trade coffee is produced by the 500 plus small-holder farmers of the pioneering Gatukuza women empowerment group. Member farms sit in the high altitude and fertile Kayanza district in Burundi's Northern province that borders neighboring Rwanda. This sustainable coffee is the product of many years of hard work, training in best farming practices and advocacy for women.

PRODUCER Gatukuza Women Group
REGION Kayanza Province, Burundi
HARVEST March - August '21
ARRIVAL Oct - Dec '21
PROCESS Fully Washed & dried on raised beds
VARIETY Bourbon
ELEVATION 1,900 - 2,200 masl

As a woman-owned company, we recognize that women coffee producers need more protection and representation. By sourcing women-produced coffee, our mission is to celebrate women-owned farms and provide women coffee farmers with both financial and emotional support.

Since the beginning, we’ve made it a priority to fund local community projects that uplift women and children specifically, such as investment workshops, the building of dorms and libraries, and training in sustainable farming practices. There’s no question that Burundi coffee tastes amazing -- but what makes it even better is the assurance that your cup of coffee is benefitting women farmers across the globe.

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