Terras

Kruõk

Kruõk the washed coffee that defines the profile of Taza from the Rubuvu coffee growing region, Burundi, green and ready to roast.

Here's what you want to know about ruby and emerald coffee

  1. It is a coffee that its cup profile is chocolatey
  2. Its key descriptor in aroma and flavor is woody.
  3.  Other descriptors that complete its organoleptic profile are chocolate and stone fruit.
  4. It is a coffee that is ideal for its extraction into espresso, capsules and mocha
  5. It has an overall score according to the SCA scale of 80 points.
  6. Its acidity is citric and malic with a medium intensity.
  7. It has a medium intensity body and is creamy to the touch
  8. It is a coffee grown in the Great Lakes coffee geography, in the coffee growing region of Burundi and in the coffee growing region of Ruvubu.
  9. It is a coffee of the Arabica species and of the Bourbon Red varietal.
  10. It is a coffee that we have  processed with the Traditional Washed method -washed and fermented-, with an aerobic fermentation and we have dried it in the sun in African beds.
Sack of green Kruok coffee from the Muyinga region of Burundi.

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Coffee growers and producers

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Coffee Districts

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Hectares with coffee trees
Kayanza resident drinking coffee while appreciating the mountain views

Meet the coffee of the Great Lakes geography origin Burundi: Kruõk

Kruõk is produced by a collective of coffee farmers in the Ruvubu coffee-growing region of Burundi.

This group of small coffee producers takes advantage of the collaborative economy to deliver their coffees directly to roasters. They are focused on cup quality, environmental and economic sustainability and supply chain transparency. They achieve this by working vertically from the farm to the roaster as a single team. They aim to produce sustainable coffee and high quality micro-lots. Also, fair prices for coffee growers that improve their quality of life and that of their families by adding value to roasters through transparency and teamwork.

Kruõk is a coffee of the Terras range.

Roaster we will briefly explain the advantages of roasting green coffee from the Terras de Mare range Terra Green Coffee

They have: A well-defined cup profile and identified with the coffee region where they are produced – A broad spectrum key descriptor that is easy to recognize and adopt by the consumer – Interannual stability of the cup profile and key descriptor – A roast with minimal variations for a systematized profile – Maximum number of defects 10 per 350 gr – Specialty score by the SCA – Variety of processes and coffee regions in each origin – Unification of 60 kg containers to optimize logistics and handling – Price subject to stock exchange – Availability of contracts by harvest – Exclusive marketing territory.

The coffee region where we produce our Kruõk coffee

We explain in brief what the coffee growing region of Ruvubu in Burundi is like.

  • It has 5 coffee-growing districts
  • The estimated population is 2.25 million inhabitants.
  • Its surface area is 9,300 km².
  • It ranks 2nd as the country’s coffee region
  • The altitude of coffee cultivation in the region is between 1,500 and 1,800 meters above sea level.
  • The most harvested varietal is red Bourbon.
  • Harvest months are from March to June.
Coffee growers working the land of Kayanza-

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