Rwanda Rugali Washing Station

Region: Nyamasheke
Elevation: 1550-1800
MASL Producer: Muraho Trading Company’s Rugali Washing Station
Varietal: Bourbon
Process: Anaerobic Natural

What makes this coffee so special, aside from the unique soil located in this region, is the care and dedication these farmers have to producing a damn fine product they are proud of. Farmers in this region have been producing coffee for many generations, which has provided them with all the experience and knowledge needed to constantly improve their agricultural practices, and produce amazing coffee. If you are looking to try out a coffee the represents the true quality Rwanda coffee is capable of producing, we highly recommend you pick up a bag!

From the importer, Royal Coffee NY: This lot comes to us from Muraho Trading Company’s Rugali Washing Station in Nyamasheke, Rwanda. Muraho was founded by two brothers, Karthick & Gaudam Anbalagan, who are driven to showcase to the world what Rwanda specialty coffee is all about. Rugali is their largest washing station, nicknamed “The Big Daddy” because of its size and capacity. Muraho purchased the land Rugali sits on in January 2016, building was completed in April 2016. Over the past 7 years, they have expanded the station, purchasing more land and even building their own dry mill, the Rugali Dry Mill, in 2019. The soil and coffee farmers in this area make Rugali coffee special. Rugali is among one of the top areas in Nyamasheke andRwanda that has been farming coffee for many generations. The Rugali farmers have the most knowledge and experience about good agricultural practices for coffee. At Rugali Washing Station, they uphold the highest of standards to achieve the best quality specialty coffee possible. Only red ripe cherries are received at the station. The cherries are all checked upon arrival, then resorted on sorting tables and then passed through an intensive floating quality process.