Category: Agriculture

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

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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