Thecoffee industry of Kenyais noted for its cooperativesystem of production, processing, milling, marketing, and auction system. About 70% of Kenyan coffee is produced by small- scale holders. It was estimated in 2012 that there were about 150,000 coffee farmers in Kenyaand other estimates are that six million Kenyans were employed directly or indirectly in the coffee industry. The major coffee-growing regions in Kenya are the high plateaus around Mt Kenya, the Aberdare Range, Kisii, Nyanza, Bungoma, Nakuru, Kericho and to a smaller scale in Machakos and Taita hills in Eastern and coast provinces respectively.
The acidic soil in highlands of central Kenya, just the right amount of sunlight and rainfall provide excellent conditions for growing coffee plants. Coffee from Kenya is of the 'Colombia mild' type, and is well known for its intense flavor, full body, and pleasant aroma with notes of cocoa and high grade coffee from Kenya is one of the most sought-after coffees in the world.However, due to a property boom in areas that grew coffee and price instability,production in this African Great Lakescountry fell from about 130,000 metric tons in 1987/8 to 40,000 tons in 2011/12.
Please note that due to the cyclical and seasonal nature of coffee especially single origin coffees, as well as demand we cannot guarantee availability of all coffees all the time. We can however guarantee that in the absence of one particular coffee there will be another one present. Thus your need to expand your coffee horizons will always be fulfilled with us.