Located in Northern Province in Coko, Rushashi, Muyongwe, Rulindo, Muyongwe Coffee washing station was constructed in 2007 and work closely works with different coffee growers from Coko, Rushashi, Muyongwe, Rulindo and Muhondo who supply cherries to the washing station.
Through an established strong, long-term relationship with our farmers and a dedicated work, Muyongwe washing station have been performing remarkably and won several prizes including Cup of Excellence awards at several occasion. Beside winning the Cup of Excellence competitions at several occasion including 2007 Golden cup, CoE 2008, 2013, 2014 and 2015, the CWS won appreciation at East Africa Fine Coffee Association “EAFCA” in 2009.
Production and Processing Site Description
Quality control at Muyongwe washing station is the central axis around which our entire operation revolves, defining each stage in the processing of our export products. Strict quality inspections are carefully done from the harvesting and collection of coffee cherries, processing till ready for export. With a flexible production line, Muyongwe washing stations is able to meet Specialty coffee requirements through a wet processing with the following:
As a result of carefully controlled processes Muyongwe won the 1st prize in the Golden Cup 2007 competition, 5th Winner Rwanda Cup of excellence 2008, and the first winner of this year CoE 2015.
Geographic Data and Address:
Latitude (m): 487797
Longitudes (m): 9805392
Altitude: 1644 meters, processing cherries from 1600 to 2000 meters
Coffee variety: Arabica
Soil type: Silt-clay-sandy and Silt-sandy
Soil pH average: 4.7
Precipitation range: 1200 to 1400 mm
Temperature range (Celcius degrees): 17 -18 degrees
CWS Owner: Muyongwe coffee
Number of farmers supplying the CWS: 1252
Creation date: 2006
Treatment capacity: 297 tons
Fermentation method: Dry
Drying system: sun drying,
Road accessibility: Fair
Water source: mountain natural spring water
Environmental protection measures: Natural seepage
Mr. Antoine URIMUBENSHI