VARIETAL: Red Bourbon
NO. OF FARMERS WITHIN COOP: 2711
AVG NO. OF TREES PER FARMER: 578
CERTIFICATION: UTZ certified
CUP SCORE: 85.18
The washing station of Butegana built in 1972, was the first of its kind in Burundi. It collects the cherries from around 3000 farmers located on the neighbouring hills. Butegana has been UTZ certified since 2012.
In the cup, this fine coffee tends to have a crisp yet balanced brightness, reminiscent of lemon blossoms, tangerine & white grape. Its long sustained sweetness of raisins, figs and honey has led to prizes at the Cup Of Excellence since 2013.