This co-operative is also part of the unique Rift valley co-operatives where wet-processing is done at farm level. Usually 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.
|Location: County||Keiyo/Elgeyo Marakwet County|
|Name of factory||Kormut|
|No of registered members( men and women) per wet mill||Kilingot: Men-70, Women-120|
|Average Cherry Production||133,000 KGs per year|
|Harvesting Season||December- February|
|Average Annual Rainfall||1200-1800 mm|
|Soil Types||Loam alluvial soils|
|Varieties||Arabica: SL 11, Ruiru 11|
|Altitude||1500-1800 meters above sea level.|
|Cup profiles||The Kormut cup has medium acidity with a good well- rounded body and slight chocolate flavors.|