Kivu Heritance Coffee Ltd was established in Februrary 2021. We export Arabica green coffee beans and roasted coffee. We are working with 8700 coffee farmers from different cooperative unions from Rutsiro District located near Idjwi Island, Lake Kivu in Rwanda. Heritance Conservation Coffee makes a special effort to support both youth and women coffee farmers, helping to provide opportunities for youth and women’s economic empowerment projects, disrupt youth, male financial dominance and break ingrained stereotypes in the communities.
Kopakama is located in Rutsiro, Karongi District, in the western province of Rwanda. . Started in 1998, they produce Arabica Bourbon and Jackson varieties focusing on A1 FW specialty grade. The production capacity is of 360 MT. Organic, Fairtrade and RFA certificates. 1042 farmers work with Kopakama operating in Nyagatare, Mukura and Mushubati CWS. Coffee produced have cherry, tangerine and cedar notes, with a heavy aroma of blackberry, dark chocolate and raisin. The rich body and long black tea finish carry nicely into the aftertaste.
Kopakaki-Dutegure is located in Rubengera sector, Karongi District, in the western province of Rwanda. It grows 80% of its coffee in the Kivu Belt of Karongi District, intercropped with shade trees. The remaining 20% of its coffee trees are cultivated high in the hills, where most of the soil is volcanic to create a unique cup profile. Started in 2005, had its own Wet mill in 2007. The production capacity is of 1,000 MT. Kopakaki aims to make coffee farming a gender-equal business by encouraging the participation of women throughout the chain. Fairtrade and RFA certificate. 993 members among them 437 women and 556 are men.
Green Mountain Arabica Coffee Ltd is a company farmer processor and exporter of green coffee established in 2012. It owns a coffee washing station in the Eastern province, Rwamagana District, Karange Sector. It processes coffees of their own plantation (above 2,000 coffee plants) and purchases coffee from 1200 farmers partners. GMAC has a mission to promote the production and processing of specialty coffee in the Karenge Sector/Rwamagana District in the Eastern part of Rwanda.
COOCAMU is a cooperative that works with more than 1303 farmers in the province of Rutsiro in the Western Region in Rwanda. At an altitude ranging between 1400-1900 masl, produces Arabica of the Bourbon, Jackson 2 and BM 139 varieties fully or semi washed, Fairtrade and RFA certified and with an annual capacity of 269 MT. Offers different qualities, from A1, A2 and commercial quality. Notes with floral, stone fruits and raspberry with long lasting finish.
Tuzamurane Cooperative started back in 2006 with 87 members and become registered cooperative in 2009 under RCA. It operates 3 sectors: Nyakabuye, Gitambi and Nkungu, all related in Rusizi District in the Western Province.
Tuzamurane´s coffee taste flavors are honey, sweet finish, brown sugar and dense chocolate.
In the hills of the Western Province of Rwanda, Mubuga coffee Ltd grows coffee on a vast land at an altitude of 1,788 masl. This company that was established in 2015 has a mission of achieving high quality and quantity of coffee and a clear vision of becoming a center of excellence at the local and international markets. Started with only two workers and an annual capacity of 30 MT, today they handle a capacity of 1000 MT. Abimana Mathias, his founder and general Manager is also very proud of its three certificates, Organic, Fairtrade, Rain Forest Alliance.
Gihanga Coffee Company is a private company registered in Rwanda Development Board (RDB). “Gihanga” is a Rwandan cultural hero described in oral histories as an ancient king popularly credited with establishing the ancient Kingdom of Rwanda. He is described as possessing talents in leadership, technology and religion. It is said he ruled Rwanda from his palace in the forest of Buhanga. So we dedicated our coffee to Gihanga.
The objective of Gihanga Coffee Co. is to build equitable and sustainable value chains by being the leading company to scale up the coffee culture both in quality and taste and with singular accent upon women in all activities. This may be done with professionalism, dignity, technology, innovation; all aiming the company development and good service delivery.
Muhondo Coffee Company è una società privata fondata nel 2013, con sede nella provincia settentrionale nel distretto di Gakenke. Muhondo lavora con 2.394 agricoltori (25% donne), con 30.000 alberi e gestisce 3 stazioni di lavaggio del caffè: Muhondo CWS, Bukonya CWS (a Gakenke) e Bwisige CWS (a Gicumbi).
Piogge abbondanti e terreno fertile e vulcanico sono l'incubatrice perfetta per i ricchi sapori della specialità di caffè Muhondo. Con una crescita lenta ad altitudini così elevate, le nostre ciliegie si sviluppano lentamente, producendo profili maturi ed equilibrati. Nella nostra squisita birra si possono percepire sapori dolci, agrumati e caramellati.
Abbiamo una capacità annua di 1000 MT di ciliegio.
Nel 2014 Muhondo ha vinto il Presidential Award e nel 2015 siamo stati classificati 3° nei premi CoE per l'impatto sulla comunità locale attraverso l'occupazione femminile e giovanile.