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Boma 1 Wet Mill

Location: County and District Kericho County, 80 kilometers South West of Kericho town which is home to large tea estates and approximately 150 kilometers from Eldoret.
Name of wet mills Boma 1 and Boma 2
Society Boma Farmers Co-operative Society
 

No of registered members( men and women) per wet mill

 

Boma 1:

Men-218,

Women-256

 

Average cherry production

 

600,000 KGs per year

 

Harvesting season

 

December- February

 

Average annual rainfall

 

1500-1800 mm

 

Average Temperature

 

22-28 degrees centigrade

 

Soil types

 

Well drained, deep red clay.

 

Varieties

 

Arabica: SL 11, SL 28, Ruiru 11

 

Altitude

 

1500-1800  Meters above sea level

 

Cup profiles

 

As is typical of Rift Valley coffees, the Boma cup has medium acidity with a well-rounded body and slight chocolate and vanilla notes

Art of Production: The coffee is wet processed, where the fully ripe cherries are;

·         Pulped,

·         Fermented,

·         Washed,

Dried slowly over 2- 3 weeks where the moisture content is reduced to 10-12%.

The coffee is then delivered to the dry mill.

Processing Method:  

Wet processing

Drying process Dry milling after the parchment has dried
Milling location Sagana Coffee Mills
Moisture level 10.5%
Availability Available January-May every year
F.O.B Location Mombasa
Ex-Warehouse Location Nairobi

 

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