History of coffee

In 1928 its original owners the Glassfords founded the farm now named Karunguru and the cultivating of coffee began. Later on Geoffrey Karekia Kariithi purchased the home in Juja that was on a 300-acre farm, in order for the legacy of his father to live on he called the farm Karunguru after his father. Little did he know that this small 300-acre fa ...

18July
2019
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Coffee roasts guide

Coffee Roasting Basics: Developing Flavour by Roasting I bet roasting is the thing that every barista wants to know about! We can develop flavour by roasting coffee. How can we achieve the best tasting coffee? What actually happens when roasting? Why is roasting important – or is it? Coffee beans are seeds matured in coffee cherry . They are then proce ...

25May
2019
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Coffee from around the world

In coffee projects around the world, best practices and increasing yields are often the lynchpin in the strategy to improve smallholder´s livelihoods. By definition a smallholder has a small tract of land, so the logic goes, that to compete they need to maximize their production. However, as smallholders know well, maximizing production often means ...

01May
2019
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