FACTS ABOUT COFFEE

  • Coffee is a fruit

    Coffee beans grow on a bush. They are actually the pit of a berry, which makes them a fruit. There are two main varieties of beans: green and red

  • Second in the world

    Coffee is consumed in such great quantities, it is the world’s 2nd largest traded commodity, surpassed only by crude oil. It is our most beloved beverage after water. It’s worth well over $100 billion worldwid

  • Coffee was discovered by a goat herder

    It was said that coffee was discovered by a goat herder in Ethiopia in the 1500s. He saw his goats eating coffee cherries. Afterwards, he observed a change in their behavior; they gained a high amount of energy and they didn’t sleep at night. The herder shared his findings with local monks. After they made their own drink from coffee beans, they realized they could stay up all night and pray. Word spread to other Ethiopian monks and soon after reached all across the civilized world.

  • Coffee helped Olympic athletes

    Brazil couldn’t afford to send its athletes to Los Angeles for the 1932 Olympics, so the government sent them in a ship full of coffee which was sold on the way to finance their trip.

  • Is African coffee good?

    The High elevations, volcanic soil, and temperate climates where African coffee is grown result in bright, acidic, and fruit-toned coffees unique to the region and well-loved by many coffee drinkers. ... Think of African Coffee Club as your taste guide to the best premium coffee

  • Italian “expresso”

    The word espresso comes from Italian and means “expressed” or “forced out”. Espresso is made by forcing very hot water under high pressure through finely ground, compacted coffee.

  • Which country has the best coffee in Africa?

    Rwanda and Ethiopia are the highest producer and exporters of African coffee and some of the top exporters of coffee(generally) in the world. Their African coffee are of three prominent brands due to regions of production; Yirgacheffe, Limu and Harrar

  • Why Gorilla Coffee?

    Farmers Coffee Company (RFCC) is a large-scale coffee roasting and packaging facility producing excellent roasted coffee from the highest quality green beans located in Kigali, Rwanda/East Africa.

OUR PRODUCTS

Dark Roasted

1. Heavy body, bitter and smoky/ dark chocolate taste
2. Recommended for strong coffee lovers
3. Good for espresso

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Medium Roasted

1. High acidity & light body
2. Recommended for new coffee drinkers
3. Good for cupping/ sensory evaluation of coffee

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Light Roasted

1. Balanced flavor & acidity
2. Recommended for mild coffee lovers
3. Good for breakfast with/ without milk

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Roasted

1. Balanced flavor & acidity
2. Recommended for mild coffee lovers
3. Good for breakfast with/ without milk

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