Buy Congo Coffee Directly From Exporters & Suppliers - Best of 2020 Market Prices
|Varieties||Robusta coffee, Arabica coffee|
|Packing||In 60kg sisal bags and jute bags , In 500g, 250g and 100g sachets for retail, As per clients’ specification|
|Season||Throughout the year Peak period is September and November.|
|Storage Conditions||Store the coffee berries in a cool dry place|
|Transport Conditions||Transport the coffee berries under a moderate temperature below 26 degrees Celsius|
The Republic of Congo is among the highest producers and exporters of coffee beans in Africa. The Republic of Congo offers the best coffees beans to the local and foreign market.
Congo coffee industry has been growing throughout the years. Coffee was first introduced to Congo by the colonialist in the 19th century.
The country exports about 960 tons annually. There are seven coffee washing stations in the country. Coffee mainly produced in the Congo basin .the coffee farm has employed many works providing them with a source of income. The leading export destinations of Congo coffee beans are Europe, USA and China.
There are two primary varieties of coffee in Congo. These are;
- The Robusta coffee mainly cultivated in the Congo basin
- Arabica coffee
Congo is a country along the tropics of western Africa. Coffee does well in cool to warm tropical climate. The conditions should be hot and wet throughout the year. The tropics have a temperature of 15-25 degrees Celsius and high altitude of 1400- 2000 meters above sea level.
Congo coffee berries harvested by picking. The coffee berries picked once they turn scarlet. The coffee berries then placed the baskets and transported to the milling factory where they washed, processed and ground.
In the processing factory, the coffee berries dried to lower the amount of moisture up to less than 11% through outdoor land exposure. De-pulping equipment used to remove flesh from the berries hence increases the surface area of coffee to soak in water for 48 hours fully. The soaking of the coffee berries allows for fermentation which bringing out the breakdown of the enzyme.
Congo coffee then lay to dry. Artificial means of removing water used to fasten the process and, the water content should be less than 10%.
The coffee berries then move to the milling process, which involves removal of by skin on the berries. It entails polishing of berries to a fine state.
The finishing process is grinding which is the use of sorting sieves. These bring along the different sizes of seeds. The largest seed goes to grade 20, and the smallest seeds are the grade 10.
Congo coffee is packed in sisal bag weighing up to at least 50 kilograms. Jute bags also used. They then put in film lined container in specialized warehouses in the airport
Upon request, green beans also roasted and ground to fine coffee. Roasting done at about 400 degrees Fahrenheit. It then cooled with cold water
Congo coffee stored under cool and dry conditions. The coffee is transported to the port of Mombasa by designed trucks ready export.
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