Gatomboya AA - Coffee
Cocoa + Floral + Dark Toffee + Spice + Blackberry + Grapefruit
Whole bean coffee. Choose bag size above.
- Town: Mathira
- Region: Nyeri District, Central Province
- Country: Kenya
- Altitude: 1700-1900m above sea level
This Kenyan is named after the Gatomboya washing station and wet mill, located in Mathira, in the foothills between the Aberdare Mountains and Mount Kenya. Built in 1987, there are 1300 smallholder coffee farmer members from the surrounding villages that use Gatomboya and all are part of the Barichu Farmer Cooperative Society. This large member run entity oversees the financial matters of coffee sales and has 5800 registered members and produces over 3 million kilos of coffee.
The word Gatomboya, is a Kikuyu word and refers to the area’s terrain: a swamp.