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Congo - Lake Kivu Organic

Congo - Lake Kivu Organic

Congo - Lake Kivu Organic

$15.50

Lake Kivu Organic is a Bourbon varietal, juicy and floral with notes of caramel, citrus and toasted nut, giving you the bright flavors of traditional African coffee. 


Sustainably farmed in North Kivu, high in the Kyondo Mountains, and grown in rich volcanic soil at altitudes of 1,493-2,103 meters above sea level.  Fully washed and dried on raised bedsCongo Kivu Organic is produced by members of a cooperative in the Lake Kivu region, bringing you the highest quality, organic, 100% Arabica coffee from the Democratic Republic of Congo.  Our supplier works directly with coffee farmers as part of the cooperative, paying fair wages, and compensating their Congolese partners with equity ownership in their business. The co-op consists of 2,127 smallholder farmers, forty percent of them (850) being women. Through their partnership with our supplier, these farmers can now provide an enhanced standard of living for their families.

 

Medium Roast / Medium Body.

 

Our coffee is freshly roasted in Chicago. Every cup is a drink imbued with inspiration, freedom, celebration, culture and dreams. It’s about the experience as much as a refreshment. We hope you enjoy it.