Product Details

Kenya Kiri AB

Cup profile and tasting notes

Rich, velvety and bold cup. Stewed fruits, (blackcurrant/apple) grape acidity and quite sweet.

Farm Ngiriambu Farmers Coop
Coffee Kiri AB
Variety SL28 / SL34
Process Washed
Altitude 1800-1900 masl
Owner Ngiriambu Farmers Coop
City/Town Kianyaga
Region Central Kenya, Kirinyaga County
Country Kenya
Certification N/A


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Pleasant all day coffee with a sweet acidity but not what I would describe as a traditional Kenyan. Good for the price.
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Our Delivery Policy

Where do we deliver?

We would deliver to Mars if we could – to reach the whole of the universe with good coffee, but it is not that simple – so for now we deliver to:

UK: Channel Islands, Isle of Man, British Forces Post Office.

Europe: Andorra, Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Luxembourg, Monaco, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden.

How long will it take?

We do not work at weekends so the term working day means Monday to Friday. If you place an order on the weekend it will not be sent out until Monday.

All orders placed before 13:00hrs 'normally' go out the same day. We do not guarantee orders go out the same day as ordered.

Royal Mail - You can order up to 2kg (7 x 250g bags) using Royal Mail first or second class - orders over 2kg will be sent using Interlink Next Day

UK Mail Next Day  - using this service you can order up to 10kg (38 x 250g bags) will ensure your order gets to you the next working day once the order is despatched from the roastery.

If you use this service you maybe required to sign for the delivery unless you elect to take responsibility for loss if left in a safe place. You will receive an email update from UKMail with a one hour delivery window and using the consignment number you track your order.

How do we keep you updated as to the status of your order.

Once you have placed your order you will receive 2 status updates - they will be:
Order confirmation – this means we have received your order and the coffee is yet to be roasted.
Shipped confirmation – this means your order has left our roastery by your chosen method.

Do we meet our delivery deadlines?

We try our best to meet the delivery deadline quoted, but on the odd occasion a parcel can be delayed due to reasons that are out of our control.

Why don't we offer free postage?

Nothing is free in life. We know you all love free postage and sometimes we do offer it as part of a promotion, but it is our policy to charge for postage. We have considered offering free postage but the costs would have to be absorbed elsewhere by you the customer. We don’t hide our postage costs.

Missing, Damaged or Incorrect Orders

We try very hard to ensure you receive your order in pristine condition. If you do not receive all your products or in the unlikely event that a product arrives damaged, please contact us via the email address within the 'contact us' section of the website.

Please note: Royal Mail does not class an international shipment as lost or missing for 28 working days unfortunately we can not take any action until this time has passed.  During that time we recommend that you ask your local sorting office / post office if they've tried to deliver (even if they haven't left a card) and ask your neighbours if your order has been left with them.  You should also check that the delivery address you gave us is correct, this can be found on your shipping confirmation email.  If your delivery still hasn't arrived after 14 working days and you have performed the above steps then please email us.

Change of Mind, Address and Cancellations

You can cancel your purchase at any time either before or up to 7 working days* following the day you receive the goods by emailing us at the address shown in the 'contact us' section of the website.

Your product must be complete and in 'as new' condition e.g. if you have opened the postal packet to examine the product you must have done so without damaging or marking the product or packaging. It must not have been used and it must  have the heat seal still in place. It should be returned with the original postal packet and packing note you received with it.

Please note that orders that have been ground to order (e.g - not whole roasted beans) may be exempt from our usual returns policy, as these represent a customised special order item. Any 'Free Gifts' received with the product must also be returned. Coffee Real will not refund the cost of postage incurred in returning a item.

If you follow the steps above you will receive a full refund of the product price and any delivery charge paid.

We cannot cancel your purchase when:

The seal has been broken on any products, or the goods were a special order to your specification.

To qualify for a refund or exchange the product must be:

In otherwise "as new" condition; and complete with any free gifts offered with it and, if possible, the original box and packaging.
This promise does not cover faults caused by accident, neglect, misuse or normal wear and tear.

If you have a coffee subscription with us please note that if you change your address and/or product profile in your account settings after the purchase date this will not update your current order, only future orders and thus you will need to notify us by email of any changes you wish to make.

Additional Information

The Ngiriambu Farmers Cooperative Society is located in the Kirinyaga County, along the slopes of the snow capped Mount Kenya. The highest mountain in Kenya and the second highest in Africa, this area enjoys rich volcanic soil which was formed out of the eruptions of the now dormant mountain. This soil is rich in nutrients and is excellent for coffee farming.

The Ngiriambu Farmers Cooperative Society brings together 2,500 smallholder farmers from the region, who all deliver coffee cherry to one of its two wet mills. These two wet mills sit along the banks of two rivers whose crystal clear, cool waters originate from the forests on the slopes of Mount Kenya. The river Kiri and Kegwa are also where each wet mill gets their name. The Kiri wet mill is situated along the banks of the Kiri River and is surrounded by forest with a cool climate.

The Kiri wet mill has a total membership of 1,300 farmers, 847 of which are men and 453 of which are women. There are two major seasons in the region one running from September to January, this is the main crop, and a second season running from May to August, which is the fly crop. There are approximately 700,000 coffee trees from which coffee farmers delivering to the Ngiriambu Farmers Cooperative Society, with an average production of 2kg per stem. In partnership the Cooperative Society is working to improve the average production as well as the quality with the hope to achieve certification.

In addition to coffee farming, the farmers in the area are also involved in food crop production, dairy and horticulture. The Cooperative Society is managed by a board of directors who are farmers within the Society themselves; there are 20 permanent staff and other casual employees. The Society has a provident fund which purpose is to provide for a retirement scheme for its workers, and also runs a fund to cater for school fees for the children of its members.