An Original, Conscious and Responsible Research and Circular Production

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Our method primarily generates a consumable coffee cherry with a groundbreaking ORAC score of (426,242 ± 85,248) μmol Trolox equivalent/kg and subsequently a high-performing coffee grain. We validate...

Kenya Ruby Batian Natural Hypoxia and why it is important for Kenya's future

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The initial experimental cherries underwent a manual de-hulling procedure, all by hand. 100g of green coffee absorbs 8 hours of manual labor. This led us to better understand...

Processing Batian in Kenya for the Future

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In recent years we have followed and confirmed a change in Kenyan coffees. We have observed, been in dialog with Kenyan authorities, growers and roasted Kenyan coffees for...

Processing for Exceptional Coffee Quality

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This is a co­-venture of two world coffee roasters and brewers, Rubens Gardelli and Ivica Cvetanovski.

Kenya – Batian on the Horizon

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Named after the highest peak of Mount Kenya, I first encountered the Batian variety in 2011. Seedlings were planted in Meru to give harvest within 3 years.

Kenya – A will for Change

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During our recent visit to Kenya, mainly Nyeri and Meru, the newspaper Daily Nation exposed the shameful impoverishment of the Kenyan farmers.

Continuing to develop Kiarago Estate, Kenya.

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A short video documentary about our second phase work at Kiarago Estate, Kenya.

Where did trading go wrong?

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We got around to spend some time at coffee farms during the past weekend. Here we learned farmers were paid 0.7US per kilo coffee.