|County:||Kericho County, 80 kilometers South West of Kericho town which is home to large tea estates
and approximately 150 kilometers from Eldoret.
|Society:||Roret Farmers’ Cooperative Society|
|No. of Farmers:||Total: 1280
|Altitude:||1,500-1800 m above sea level|
|Harvest Season:||December- February|
|Annual Rainfall Amount:||1,600-1800 mm|
|Annual Temperature Amount:||22-30°C|
|Coffee Type:||Arabica, mainly SL28, Ruiru 11|
|Average Annual Cherry Production:||300,000KGs|
|Soil Type:||Loam alluvial soils.|
|Art of Production:||The coffee is wet processed, where the fully ripe cherries are;
Dried slowly over 2- 3 weeks where the moisture content is reduced to 10-12%.
The coffee is then delivered to the dry mill.
|Grower’s Cultural History/ Profile:||
This co-operative is part of unique Rift valley co-operatives where wet-processing is done at farm level, where 3-5 farmers within the same area/village utilize on hand pulper.
After wet-processing, the dried parchment is delivered to the factories where it is then delivered to mills for dry milling.
|Processing Method:||Wet processing|
|Drying Process:||Dry milling after the parchment has dried|
|Milling Location:||Kipkelion Coffee Mill|
|Cup Report:||The Roret cup has medium acidity with a well-rounded body with slight chocolate and vanilla notes|
|Availability:||Available from late March- July every year|