Africa’s best kept secret!
- Known for the plateaus (1,000 – 1,400 m) and for its waterfalls like the Victoria Falls.
- Among the mild tropical conditions grows of course high quality Arabica, about 50% of Bourbon / Catimor,
- in Muchinga, in Kasama, Nakonde, Isoka and around the region Lusaka.
- Missionaries brought coffee from Kenya and Tanzania to Zambia in the 1950s.
- A peculiarity are the Peaberries. Instead of usually 2 beans with the flat side facing each other, the Peaberry grows alone in a coffee cherry, which is why it is also round.
- The coffee is grown in full sun with irrigation methods and fertilization.
- The latest technologies and innovations are used, including chemical and biological pest control and coffee-pulp composting.
- The non-profit organization Zambia Agribusiness Technical Assistance Center (ZATAC GmbH) supports small farmers organizational, company-related and financially in the specialty coffee production.
- The coffee can keep up with Kenyan, is very aromatic and long lasting. The body is not so strong, but spicy and intense with fruity & floral aromas.
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