KE-3-202010 • Current harvest

Athi Factory FW AB - Meru

  • Conventional (no certification): $9.80 USD / kgFOB

  • Origin: Kenya
  • Variety: sl28, Ruiru 11
  • Process type: Fully washed
  • Algrano's cupping score (SCA): 85.0 points
  • Available quantity: 12 bags
  • Minimum order quantity (MOQ): 1 bag
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  • New crop samples are expected to be available by 16 Apr 2021
  • Available for shipping from Apr, 2021 to May, 2021.
  • ETA Bremen, Germany: August 2021
  • Order now, pay later
  • 31 days left to place your order

The coffee story

Athi factory is part of Nunkunu farmers co-operative society. Membership is at 560, with 260 female producers and 300 male. It is located along Meru Maua road in Igembe Central near Meru National Park. Due to the fertility of this region and for producer income sustainability, the  farmers in this region  also  engage in growing tea and miraa (khat).

The process

Coffee cherries are hand picked, sorted, soaked in tanks where unique methods of intermediate washing and soaking is done. The coffee is then dried on African drying beds until it achieves the proper moisture content.
  • Process type
    Fully washed
  • Altitude range
    1600m - 1850m
  • Harvest period
    October, 2020 - June, 2021

Coffee Quality Evaluation

Cupped: March, 2021
Vava Coffee
Grower (Pending)
Cupped: N/A
SCA Score
Grower (Pending)
Key flavor notes
Plum, Red ripe fruit, Winey
Grower (Pending)
Quality comment
Grower (Pending)
Red fruit, plum, medium body, very smooth.
Sensorial radar
Vava Coffee

Vava Coffee

Kenya FairTrade, Rainforest Alliance
New to Algrano, B-Corp, Farmer empowerment

Vava Coffee is a Certified B-Corp with a social enterprise business model that has a network of coffee producers in different regions of East Africa.Vava coffee exports, roasts and consults on coffee value chains, the company aims to contribute to better future prospects for coffee communities   and the industry as a whole. We are geared towards sustainable livelihoods for the people and communities we work with. Our vision is to challenge the status quo and promote positive social disruption within the Coffee industry.Located in the picturesque Kajiado county inhabited by the calm yet courageous Maasai community, we work in this atypical coffee growing region to influence and transform communities by providing economic empowerment opportunities using coffee - we do this through trade, education and capacity building with a sharp focus on elevating the opportunities for women and girls in these communities.


Once the ordering period ends we will consolidate all coffees in a shared container. During transport, your coffee is fully insured. We will keep you informed about the shipment status.

Upon arrival of the coffee at the warehouse, you can choose between 2 delivery modes:

  • Doorstep delivery: We will take care of transport to your roastery. We will provide your coffee fully insured until it is ready for unloading from the truck at your roastery.
  • EXW (ex. warehouse) means that we will provide the coffee ready for pick-up at the terminal of the warehouse. You are responsible for organising transport and insurance from the warehouse to your roastery.

Currently, we can deliver coffee anywhere in Europe, except Hungary. For all European buyers, the coffee will be provided custom cleared in any case. Roasters in Switzerland choosing EXW will be responsible for customs clearance.

When calculating price, you can select your preferred currency: USD, CHF, EUR, or GBP.

2 payment methods are accepted on Algrano:

1. Buy now, pay later
Pay your coffee after its delivered in Europe. This option generates an additional fee, displayed in the shopping cart.

3. Pay 10 days after placing the order
We will send you a 10 day invoice straight after you placed your order.