MT. ELGON | RAIN FOREST ALLIENCE
Taste Notes: Chocolate | Back Tea | Brown Sugar
Region: Mt. Elgon
Variety: SL14, SL28
Altitude: 1350–1900 masl
Farm: Various small holders
This fully washed Mt Elgon coffee comes from Rainforest Alliance certified smallholders. Mt Elgon is an extinct volcano on the south eastern side of Uganda bordering Kenya. The mountain is prone to high humidity and strong sun with high dry season temperatures. Mt Elgon is Uganda's most developed Arabica growing area and coffee is its main cash crop. The Bugisu people have grown coffee in the area for generations.