The Bukonzo Organic Farmers Co-operative Union (BOCU) is committed to sustainable coffee production in Western Uganda. The Union is made up of 1,975 smallholder farmers, the majority of whom are women. BOCU has invested in social programs and technical training for its members and continues to push for better coffee production. To that end, producers have established shade trees throughout their farms, allowing coffee to be shielded from the sun, resulting in a slower maturation process. Producers have also built terraces and planted ground cover crops to help manage erosion.
Certifications: fair trade, organic
Roast profile: dark
Tasting notes: hazelnut + baker's chocolate
(Tasting notes are not added flavors. They describe qualities we identify in the coffee. None of our coffees have added flavors or ingredients.)
Processing method: fully washed, patio and solar dried machine
Varieties/Cultivars: Kenya SL28
Recommended brewing: espresso, French press, cold brew, drip
All of our coffee is roasted-to-order. We are currently in production and shipping Tuesdays and Wednesdays. Orders placed after noon on Wednesday will roast and ship the following Tuesday. We cannot accommodate rush orders at this time. We have gift certificates available if you need to send a gift asap!