Oct 2015 – Jacu

jacu coffee

Kenya Gatubu

Origin: Murang’a County, Muguru location of Kangema Division near Kangema town, Kenya
Producer: Iyego Farmers’ Co-operative society
Factory: Gatubu Coffee Factory
Cultivar: SL 28 SL 34 – 97% and Ruiru 11- 3%
Soil Type: Volcanic Red
Altitude: 1,600 masl
Harvest Method: Selective Hand Picked
Harvest Season: Oct 2014 – Dec 2015
Process: Fully Washed and then sundried
Taste Profile: A refreshing coffee with taste of red berries, rhubarb and chocolate
In line with the rising awareness on the need to conserve the environment the factory has initiated a couple of projects among these are the waste water soak pits, of which the factory has 6. Here the water is allowed to soak in back to the soil. Currently the factory does not engage in waste water treatment

We where asked by a guy called Andre Krueger, more known on instagram as bosch to contribute to a cupping in the berlin coffee festival. He had choosen 5 of what he considerd the best roasteries in Europe. Around 200 people showed up and the cupping started. It was not a competition, but we got a lot of people coming to us afterwards and told us that the Gatubu was the best on the table, and the best coffee they have ever tasted. And these are coffee people. So by many people it was the coffee that stood out the most. We are so proud of this coffee, and really hope you like it too.

Loma Linda (San Francisco)

Origin: Apaneca Ilamatepec, Santa Ana Region, El Salvador
Producer: Jose Antonio Salaverria
Farm: San Francisco
Tablon (subdivided farm): Loma Linda
Wet mill: Las Cruces
Altitude: 1450 masl
Cultivar: Bourbon, Pacas, Catuai, Sarchimor, Caturra
Soil: Volcanic soils
: Screen 16 up, zero defects.
Process: Hand picked, pulped and demucilaged with Jotagallo eco pulpers. Soaked and patio dried
Taste Profile: Fresh light floral aroma. Sweet and full mouth feel of cocoa, toffee and sweet licorice.
The farm is in an area well known for sweet, delicate and classic El Salvadorian coffees. The soil, weather conditions, varietals and altitude all contribute to the uniqueness of the product. The producer is known to be innovative in ways of processing and farming. He is also a Co-founder in of Huisil, a locally made organic fertilizer he now uses together with traditional fertilizers—with great results!

Jacu Coffee Roastery

Jacu Coffee Roastery is serious about the ethics of our trade. To ensure that coffee farmers and workers receive proper pay, we prefer to keep contact with and buy directly from farmers, or highly trusted distributors.  Jacu Coffee Roastery was established in 2011. Like the jacu bird, we pick and roast only the best beans. We look for great plantations, optimal processing, and the roasting profiles which will make the most out of each bean. Brenneriet vårt er lokalisert i en renovert trafostasjon som er bygd for å være et kaffebrenneri og et fine-art galleri. For oss er sammensmeltingen mellom moderne kunst og kaffe helt naturlig, og til nå har vi huset utstillinger av 3 av Norges mest anerkjente kunstnere- midt mellom kaffebrenner, vekter  og kaffemaskiner.

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