FIELD NOTES FROM KENYA
by Verve Coffee
We sat down with our production manager, Alek Bergquist, to discuss his recent trip to Kenya with Amanda [our green coffee buyer] and Devin [our head roaster].
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KENYA COFFEE HISTORY
by Cafe Imports
In our opinion, Kenya has one of the most interesting and complicated histories with coffee: Despite sharing a border with the “birthplace of coffee,” Ethiopia, Kenya was one of the latest places planted in coffee, nearly 300 years after the plant was first cultivated for sale. In fact, the varieties that were brought to Kenya had circumnavigated the globe before they found their way back to the African continent, mutating in various climates to create a profile that, once adapted to the rich soil around Mt. Kenya, resulted in the singular profiles that this country has to offer.
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