Meet the Bean: Rwanda Kivu Kanzu

Earlier this year we talked a bit about Rwanda’s coffee history, along with challenging political history. We’re quite excited about this new bean and they also use a fun method in fermentation, not unlike grape-stomping, to help release the mucilage from...

Rwanda Karongi

Rwanda’s first coffee was brought by German missionaries in 1904. After WWII, the German colony was then given to Belgium. Belgium is still the top country that Rwanda’s coffees are exported to. The Belgian rule included both high taxes on coffee and very...