Rwanda Karongi Gitesi
Gitesi site is located in Kirambo, Karongi District. It has altitude 1740 meters,
one of the lower areas sorrounded by high ridges ranging up to 2000 meters, which is
the area for coffee to be planted.
There are around 1,800 coffee farmers in this area produce coffee cherries for Gitesi.
The station established good relationship with the farmers by paying an additional dividend
at the end of each season based on performance.
Gitesi started in 2005, and its capacity has keeps advancing each year.
The varietal is Bourbon, and using wet process.
Rwanda Karongi Gitesi was a winner of Cup Of Excellence competition in year 2012.
Kirambo, Karongi district
1750 -2000 M ASL
Tangerine, Cane Sugar, Hints of Pear
Whole Roasted Coffee Bean