Tanzania PB Northern Burka Estate (GP)



RNY # 39860

Tanzania PB Northern Burka Estate (GP)

Ship from: NJ

Position: INSTORE

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Cupping Notes

Lemon
Red Apple

Beyond The Cup

Lemon,Red Apple

Royal NY’s Scoring

Acidity :

High

Body :

Average

Sweetness :

Average

Suggested Brewing

Chemex, Hario V60

Chemex
Hario V60

Roast

95

45

N/A

Medium

Elevation: 1369Varietals: Kents,Bourbon,SL

Milling Process: Fully Washed

Drying Process: Patio and solar dried machine

Harvest Start Month: June

Harvest End Month: January

Export Start Month: September

Export End Month: April

The Burka Estates, which includes Burka, Selian and Mondul, is one of Tanzania’s oldest and largest specialty coffee producers. Burka was established in 1899 by a German settler, and shortly thereafter the first coffee trees were planted. After World War I, the estate was declared “Enemy Property,” and it became part of the new British Protectorate in Tanganyika. In 1929, a group of Swiss investors bought the farm; their ownership has continued to the present through independence from Great Britain and the merging of Tanganyika and Zanzibar into present day Tanzania. Permanent staff and their families are provided with housing, medical services, and schooling for their children. The company pays at least 20% above the minimum wage. Burka Coffee Estates produce shade grown Arabica coffee using an eco-friendly and responsible approach to the environment and their neighboring communities.