Burundi, Cumba


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During the springtime months, we take a break from Kenya, and offer in it's place a sweet and lively coffee from the small East African country of Burundi. This year's lot was grown by the community of small farmers known as Cumba of the Tangara commune in Ngozi province. For those of you who have never had a coffee from this emerging coffee producing country before, you're in for a treat. We often describe the cup profile of Burundi to be Kenyan-like in overall flavor, but its as if you turned down the intensity of acidity a bit, and cranked up the sweetness. In the cup look for notes of pomelo, red currant, and oolong tea, The cup has a dense date sugar sweetness, with a refreshing citric acidity. 

Terroir Information – Single Origin


Cumba Commune, Nkanda Washing Station


Ngozi, Burundi


1700 – 1900 masl


Red Bourbon


April-June 2021

Harvest Method

Hand Picked (Selective)

Processing Method

Parchment-dried via fermentation

Drying Method

Raised beds

Export Grade

Specialty FW

Don't own a grinder? Don't own a good grinder? Not a problem, let us expertly grind the coffee for you depending on the method with which you brew. We roast, grind and package your coffee to order, so it gets to you just a few days after roasting. We do recommend to consume pre-ground coffee within 2 weeks after opening to experience maximum freshness of flavor. 

Espresso (Fine) - best for home espresso machines, moka pot and some Aeropress recipes

Pour Over (Med-Fine) - best for single cup pour over methods with 2-3 min brew times: V60, Kalita, Malita, Clever, etc

Drip (Medium) - best for auto-drip makers and larger pour overs with 4-6 min brew times such as Chemex

French Press (Med-Coarse) - best for French press and cold brew methods.