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We all know what they say about simplicity and sophistication. I have been pondering about how to out this post in the simplest way possible, but found myself completely eroding my cerebellum trying to come up with a simplified way of explaining how a solid mass can turn directly into gas without involving terms from The MIGHTY and most abhorred, one and only Chemistry! This is the point where I…

Agriculture Coffee Kenyan Coffee

There is a possibility that this time round, coffee shopping will be a woman’s thing—unlike the coffee dates which we all agreed earlier on this post here to being a man’s thing. Recently, a bunch of Kenyan netizens came up with an outrageous proposal to local supermarket chain’s management to provide them with sitting benches and free wifi so that they can do important things like photo-shopping while their women go…

Coffee Kenyan Coffee

Everyone has a story of how they were grossly underpaid when they were starting out in their careers. Even those who started with 100K will tell you how they started life in a “small” 20K apartment in Kasarani. For that reason, I will also not be left behind. My first job in my professional line was working in a local biscuit manufacturing company as a casual laborer. I got it…

Manufacturing Project management

Let’s agree that a coffee date is a man’s thing. I mean, if the man is not in control of the coffee ordering process then as a good neighbor, you might as well advise him to postpone the date and read this piece, just to avoid the embarrassment that comes with the jargon used in coffee houses. After all, true love waits. We have been living with the agony of…

Coffee

Ask anyone in the west, Europe or Asia on what they know about Kenya, and chances are you will not miss an answer that mentions the greatness of Kenyan coffee. Nearly all internet searches on Kenyan coffee will pop out praises on the unique characteristics of the Kenyan coffee beans that will mention the full body, balanced acidity and the distinctive fruity notes for the cupping enthusiasts. It is no…

Agriculture Coffee Kenyan Coffee

Overview There is no doubt that the coffee sector in Kenya is facing a down surge both in terms of prices and crop production. To put this into perspective, some statistical inferences on the coffee sector will be important to help understand the current situation. Since its introduction in the 1980s, Kenya’s annual coffee production volumes were in excess of 150,000 tonnes. This has since reduced to a meager 50,000…

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