Origin: Democratic Republic of Congo - South Kivu Process: Washed Elevation: 1480-2000m Varietal: SL34
Tasting Notes: Brown Sugar, Orange Liquor, Juicy
Mapendo, swahili for “love,” is farmed in 16 separate lots by 4,200 farmers, nearly 40% of which are women. Mapendo farmers produce fully washed coffee that has been certified FTO since 2009. There are 3 washing stations, including one large and two mini washing stations. A fourth station is under construction along with a modern lab for cupping and quality control.