Farm / Co-op / Station Mushonyi Washing Station
Owner 1,213 growers working with Rwacof
Varietal Red Bourbon
Altitude Washing station 1,827 meters above sea level / Farmers 1,600 to 1,950 meters above sea level
Region Rutsiro District, Western Province
Harvest months March – June
Cupping score 86+
Mushonyi washing station is fed by smallholders farmers and growers that live and farm on the surrounding hills. Farmers on average, cultivate only about 300 coffee trees on their small plots.
Mushonyi has high-quality standards and from the moment the coffee cherry enters the washing station until it is exported, Rwacof keeps stringent quality controls in place. Rwacof also invests heavily in farmer training, good agricultural practices and prioritises focus and resources on improving the financial situation of their farmers in collaboration with Kahawatu.