Kenyan Dark Mocha Coffee

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Description

The Kenyan Dark Mocha Coffee is a good black coffee. It is rich with chocolate undertones. This coffee, with its complex berry tones, creamy caramel finish and bold aromatic pungency transports you to the Dark Continent. Above all, the finest quality coffee beans blended together and dark roasted to produce a rich flavour with sweet acidity and abundant aromas.

The Mocha coffee bean is a variety of coffee bean originally from Mocha in Yemen. It is therefore harvested from the coffee-plant species Coffea arabica, which is native to Yemen. In appearance it is very small, hard, round with an irregular shape, and olive green to pale yellow in colour.

History

The coffee industry of Kenya is noted for its cooperative system of production, processing, milling, marketing, and auction.  About 70% of Kenyan coffee is produced by small- scale holders. It was estimated in 2012 that there were about 150,000 coffee farmers in Kenya. However other estimates are that six million Kenyans were employed directly or indirectly in the coffee industry. The major coffee-growing regions in Kenya are the high plateaus around Mt. Kenya, the Aberdare Range, Kisii, Nyanza, Bungoma, Nakuru, Kericho. Similarly, iIt is also found to a lesser extent in Machakos and Taita hills in Eastern and coast provinces respectively.

The acidic soil in highlands of central Kenya has just the right amount of sunlight. Consequently the rainfall provides excellent conditions for growing coffee plants. Coffee from Kenya is of the ‘Colombia mild’ type, and is well known for its intense flavour, full body, and pleasant aroma. For example, it carries notes of cocoa and high grade coffee from Kenya is one of the most sought-after coffees in the world.

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About Sagebury Fine Foods

A delightful family-run, independent delicatessen and cafe. Strongly traditional, we carry an extensive range of English and continental cheeses, cooked meats and savoury products. Based in the famous Cheap Street in historic Frome in Somerset, we are long-established and therefore have built a reputation for quality beyond our renowned local status. Above all friendly and welcoming, we hope you will find something to catch your eye.

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