Rwenzori is a region which is located on the border between Uganda and the Republic of Congo. Mont Rwenzori is historically known as the Mountain of the Moon and is one of the last remaining African summit with eternal snow. Rwenzori is the local term for ‘’water maker. The glaciers provide this area from water.
This coffee comes from a very passionate exporter. He is doing everything to increase the awareness of the quality of his coffee. His cherry selection is very precise and only the fully matured cherries are handpicked. There are 7,000 producers involved in this project, who benefit from training provided at their plantations or at a pilot farm. Because of this education the coffee in this area is getting better every year! Not just education is making this coffee delicious, also the fortuned terroir makes this area perfect for coffee growing. It is an area with a very fertile soil, a favourable microclimate and with plenty of trees to provide shadow on the farm. This reflection of the rich terroir is helping to restore the reputation of Ugandan coffee.