KENYA

Bungoma PB

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Country

Continent

Region

Bungoma

Community Name

Chwele FCS

Processing Method

Arrival Date

July 2020

Cupping Notes Upon Arrival

dates, grapefruit, Kumquat, pomegranate, tamarind

Elevation

1600 – 1900

Varietals

Ruiru 11, SL 28, SL 34

Flavor Profile

Best for Body, Citrus

Description

Bungoma County is in the far Western-Rift Valley, on the slopes of Mt. Elgon and the border with Uganda. It was mostly isolated until the Kenya Uganda Railway brought development in the 1920s, and now sits in the middle of Kenya’s sugar belt. The name comes from the Bukusu word “engoma”, which is a drum that the Bukusu Elders used to summon people to meetings; Bugoma means ‘place of drums’.

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