Tanzania Peaberry - Karatu Estate

Cupping notes on arrival
Lot # P607354-1
Qty Available
Bag Weight
20 bags
Apr 2021
Tanzania Peaberry - Karatu Estate is available to buy in increments of 1

Karatu coffee estate is located in the ring of Ngorongoro crater in Karatu area. This is about 150 kms North of Arusha city. The estate was established in the mid 1900's by German settlers after the second world war.

Karatu Estate sits at 1700-1800 masl. The farming area is covered with dark volcanic soil and the area experiences moderate bimodal rainfall of about 700 - 800 mm p.a. with temperatures ranging between 19 - 27 degrees Celsius. The long rains fall between March-May while the short rains come between October and December.
The area experiences a long mono-annual production cycle with harvesting from August - January. The main variety is the traditional N39 accounting for over 99% of all the coffee grown. Karatu coffee estate applies both dry and wet processing methods. Dry processing - The berries are picked when red ripe and gently sun dried for top quality naturals. This forms around 5% of the farm production. Wet processing – Red rip cherries are timely pulped, fermented, washed and gently sun dried on raised drying table.


This coffee is of the Bourbon varietal andi s fully washed.

More Information
Harvest Season 2020/21
Status Afloat
Subregion Karatu, Oldeani
Farm Name Karatu Estate
Producer Type Single Estate
Processing Washed
Processing Description 36-42 hours fermentation
Bag Type Grain Pro / Ecotact
Plant Species Arabica
Variety Bourbon
Growing Altitude 1600-1800m
Warehouse TBA
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