Kurget Farmers Co-operative society

This co-operative is also one of the unique Rift valley co-operatives where wet-processing is done at farm level. Usually 3-5 farmers within the same area/village utilize on hand pulper.

After wet-processing, the dried parchment is delivered to the factories where it is then delivered to mills for dry milling.

Parameter Details
Location: County and District Baringo County.
Name of factory Kurget
No of registered members( men and women) per wet mill Kurget: Men-120, Women-103
Average Cherry Production 160,000 KGs per year
Harvesting Season December- February
 Average Annual Rainfall 1600-1800 mm
Average Temperature 18-28°C
Soil Types Deep red clay soils with a mix of loam and sand
Varieties Arabica: SL 11, Ruiru 11
Altitude 1500-1800 meters above sea level.
Cup profiles The Kurget cup has medium acidity with a well- rounded body and slight chocolate and vanilla notes