Just wanted to give credit where credit is due…without the help of our honey bees, we would not be able to produce any of the coffee you enjoy. Here’s a couple of pictures of the bees, the trees and the honey coffees. Thanks to Mother Nature for making this one possible 🙂
This Sunday, January 21, Activate Uganda is putting on the Entebbe Mountain Bike Race and Fun Run Challenge. Keep an eye out for Kingha Coffee at the finish line. The winners of each event will receive some of our coffee as part of their prize packs. Good luck everyone and happy trails!
On the way through Queen Elizabeth National Park we happened to come across a division of the Uganda Wildlife Authority’s Anti-poaching Unit. They were looking to hitch a ride to Kasese, and we were happy to oblige. These guys work tirelessly to protect the lions, elephants, leopards, hippos and plethora of other wildlife living throughContinue reading “Need a Lift?”
All of our fall harvest coffee has been sold to some great independent roasters, a collection of lodges in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest, and to our local export partners. If you missed out on our fall harvest not to worry, we are gearing up for the spring harvest which starts in just over a month. ThisContinue reading “Our Warehouse is Almost Empty…and We Couldn’t Be Happier :-)”
We just finished delivering 600Kgs of AA grade arabica coffee from our warehouse to our export partner in Kampala. The coffee is headed for Cyprus and should be on the shelves of your favorite Cypriot roasting house in about 2 weeks. We couldn’t be happier with all of the fantastic work from our staff andContinue reading “Cyprus, Get Your Tastebuds Ready”
2017 is behind us, 2018 is wide open ahead of us, and here at Kingha Coffee we couldn’t be more excited. This year, after strong demand, we are increasing our production of our remarkable Honey Coffee from 10 bags to 20 bags. If you’re interested in getting your hands on some, just let us know.
Today our final 10 bags of speciality coffee are making the trip from the estate to the warehouse. This season has seen a lot of long journeys up-country, from the Kingha Estate in Bwindi to the warehouse in Kampala. Each round trip is about 1000 kms and takes 18-20 hours; that’s a lot of drivingContinue reading “End of the Road :-)”
After numerous experiments this season using our estate grown arabica, we have produced a Honey Coffee which meets our expectations. The picture below shows the coffee in parchment form, where the sugary mucilage is seen coating the coffee bean. Leaving the mucilage on the coffee bean during drying adds an extra hint of sweetness inContinue reading “Honey Coffee is Here”
Final Season Totals -8 weeks of harvesting. -1500 miles of driving. -200 new farmers reached. -16,000 kgs of fresh ripe coffee cherries pulped, washed and dried. -3000 kgs of parchment produced. -1500 kgs of speciality coffee ready for market. -Great Work Team!
Early season cupping notes are in for our estate grown and our cooperative grown coffee. With hints of chocolate, honey and citrus, combined with a balanced acidity and smooth finish, this season’s harvest is sure to sell out quickly. For samples and enquiries please contact Kingsley Griffin at firstname.lastname@example.org.