Antippi and Kahawa Estates
Coffee Producer
Address: Boro and Kirima, Kibosho
P. O. Box 377
Moshi, Tanzania
Contact: Telephone: +255 744 494106
Fax : +255 27 2753621
E-mail: Dhiru Chauhan
Locality: Moshi Rural District
Altitude: Respectively 1400 and 1100 metres
Total land area: 237 acres
Area under coffee: 137 acres (47 + 85) acres
Type of coffee: Mild Washed Arabica
Annual production: 18 metric tons
Lying at the foot of Mount Kilimanjaro, Antippi and Kahawa Estates were established in 1920 by European Settlers who managed them until 1950. The Estates were nationalized in 1971/72 and have been operated by the current managers since 2000.

Association Of Kilimanjaro Specialty Coffee Growers (AKSCG)
Coffee production, finance & marketing
Address: Kahawa House. Room 304
P. O. Box 7627
Moshi, Tanzania
Contact: Telephone/Fax: +255 27 2754851
E-mail: Executive Director
Locality: Kilimanjaro, Matengo Highlands (Mbinga) & Mbeya Chapter
Altitude: 1300 to 1900 metres
Total land area: n/a
Area under coffee: n/a
Type of coffee: Mild Washed Arabica
Annual production: 1,000 metric tons
Comprised of Tanzania’s most progressive smallholder farmers, the Association of Kilimanjaro Specialty Coffee Growers (AKSCG) is proud to deliver the finest coffee that Tanzania has to offer. AKSCG coffees originate in the country’s highland regions around Mt. Kilimanjaro, Africa’s highest mountain, and in the Mount Livingstone Ranges in the south west, near Lake Nyasa.

The Association currently represents 62 farmer-businesses, each committed to producing high-quality coffee for the specialty market. Around 6,000 farmers sell their coffee through the Association, which consistently wins high prices for its members. In the 2002/3 season, Southern Highlands members sold coffee at prices on average 66% higher than non-members in the region, while northern groups’ prices were on average 40% higher.

Burka Coffee Estates Limited
Coffee Producer
Address: Dodoma Road
P. O. Box 90
Arusha, Tanzania
Contact: Telephone: +255 27 250 8215
Fax: +255 27 250 9507
E-mail: Alex Rechsteiner
Locality: Arusha, Northern Tanzania
Altitude: 1400 metres
Total land area: + 3000 acres
Area under coffee: + 1500 acres
Type of coffee: Mild Washed Arabica
Annual production: 1000 metric tons clean coffee
Burka Coffee Estate was established in 1899 by German Settlers and has since continued to be a coffee producing farm.

Finca Estate
Coffee Growers
Address: P. O. Box 14703
Arusha, Tanzania
Contact: Telephone: +255 27 2553646
Fax: +255 27 2508246
Mobile: + 255 744 261461
E-mail: Fatima Aziz Faraji
Locality: 18 km East of Arusha town north of Tanzania, towards Kilimanjaro International Airport
Altitude: 1300 metres
Total land area: 20 acres
Area under coffee: 17 acres
Varieties of coffee: Kent and some Bourbon
Type of coffee: Mild Washed Arabica
Annual production: Up to 10 tons
Finca Estate, a family farm, on the slopes of Mount Meru, some 70 kms to the west of Mount Kilimanjaro, is part of an old German Trappe family farm measuring 32 acres suitable for agriculture. The farm has its own processing facilities and only fully red ripe cherries of coffee are picked and pulped on the same day to preserve the inherent good quality. Replanting to replace mostly 40 years old coffee is ongoing.

Liborius Gehrken (A) Limited
Coffee Producer

Address: Blackburn Estate,
P. O. Box 222
Karatu, Tanzania
Contact: Telephone: +255 744 699 496, +255 744 476 744
Fax: +873 761 612 939
E-mail: Michael Gehrken
Locality: West of Oldeani (Karatu District)
Altitude: 1700 – 1900 Metres
Total land area: 2300 acres
Area under coffee: 259 acres
Varieties of coffee: Kent, Nyassa, KP432, Bourbon
Type of coffee: Mild Washed Arabica
Annual production: 88 tons
Planted in 1931, 1939-45 under English Administration and between 1946-63 managed by E. Ching, Blackburn Estate has been in the hands of Gehrken Famliy since1963. Mainly none tilling, no insecticide spray, but only fungicide spray, coffee grows almost wild (organic). Mulching is practiced extensively and processing is by wet method whereby coffee is pulped, fermented, washed and then sun dried.

Mondul Coffee Estate
Coffee Producer

Address: Old Mondul Road
P. O. Box 667
Arusha, Tanzania
Contact: Telephone: +255 27 2538153/4
E-mail: Ruggero Davico
Locality: Arusha Region, Northern Tanzania
Altitude: 1700 metres
Total land area: 1200 acres
Area under coffee: 300 acres
Varieties of coffee: N39 (Bourbon) and Kent
Type of coffee: Mild Washed Arabica
Annual production: 180 metric tons
Mondul Coffee Estate was established in 1931 by Count Vittorio Davico. His two sons are now running the Estate and pride themselves in producing the finest washed arabica coffee in Tanzania. Mondul Coffee Estate holds the Tanzania Coffee Assocation Quality Award for the 1998/99 and 2000/01 seasons. In March 2002 AFCA awarded the Estate the Certificate of Recognition for presenting “qualifying fine coffee” at the AFCA Cupping Competition 2002 held in Kampala.

The coffee is kept on a capped multiple-stem system and is rain-fed. Years of dedicated management have achieved average productions of 1500kg per ha with the following average grade percentage: AA 30%, AB 60%, PB 5%.

The availability of clean spring water abstracted from the Monduli Forest Reserve contributes to the excellent quality of the coffee.

M’ringa Estates Limited
Coffee Producer and Registered Seed Exporter
Address: P. O. Box 34
Arusha, Tanzania
Contact: Tel: +255 27 250 5509, +255 27 250 6341
E-Mail: Donough Mahon
Locality: 10 km west of Arusha, Northern Tanzania
Altitude: 1400 to 1450 meters (4650 to 4800 feet)
Average rainfall: 800 mm per annum
Soils: Volcanic
Total land area:
Area under coffee: 150 ha
Varieties of coffee: Mostly Kent and Bourbon
Type of coffee: Mild Washed Arabica
Annual production: 150 – 200 tons of Green Coffee
The estate is situated near Arusha on the south west slopes of Mt. Meru (4,566mts), a dormant volcano in Northern Tanzania. The farm is located 70 km from Africa’s highest point – Mt. Kilimanjaro (5,896mts). Founded in 1930, M’ringa has been owned and managed by members of the same family. The Grandfather of the family, E. L. Mahon, began planting coffee in Coorg, Southern India, in 1880 and was the General Manager of Matheson’s Coffee, which later became Consolidated Coffee Ltd and today is the well-known Tata Coffee Ltd. This family tradition of working with coffee has been maintained and M’ringa for many years has been known for its excellent quality coffee.

For both the 2001 and 2002 seasons, M’ringa Estates Limited was awarded the Tanzania Coffee Association Award for the Best Quality Estate Mild Arabica Coffee.

Msumbi Coffee Estate Ltd
Coffee Producer & Roaster (Msumbi Coffees)

Msumbi Coffee Estate Ltd

Address: TFA Shopping Complex
P. O. Box 15066
Arusha, Tanzania
Contact: Tel: +255 27 2508022
Mobile: +255 754 789 603
Fax: +255 27 2508 022
Locality: Southern Highlands – Mbozi
Altitude: 1600 metres
Total land area: 500 acres
Area under coffee: 140 acres
Varieties of coffee: Bourbon N 5, N 39
Type of coffee: Mild Washed Arabica
Annual production: First ‘real’ crop in 2004
Msumbi Estate is located between latitude 9 02’ and 9 04’ south of the Equator and between Longitude 32 53’ and 32 54’ East of the Greenwich meridian. The Estate lies near to the Zambia-Tanzania Highway in Igamba Ward in Mbozi District. Driving distance from the Estate to Mlowo and Vwawa is each 15 km and 80 km to Mbeya Municipal. The Estate lies within an altitude of 1600 meters above sea level resulting in strictly hard bean – premium quality. The Estate lies on a flat plane, with Mimba stream on the west, to the east Mkera Stream and Msumbi Stream and Nyombe Stream in the south. The annual rainfall amounts to an average of 1680 mm distributed over 6 month from November to April, followed by very dry weather from May to October, which is the harvesting period. The coldest months are July – August, with cold winds and temperatures below 10 degrees.

With 3 years of pioneer work and development from a green field to a coffee farm, with the first planting in January 2001, the objective of the coming years is to concentrate on sustainable coffee and tropical fruit production.

Ngila Coffee Estate
Coffee Grower
Ngila Coffee Estate
Address: P.O. Box 221
Karatu, Tanzania
Contact: Cell +255 744 260069
Locality: The estate is situated in Karatu District on the slopes of the Ngorongoro Crater.
Altitude: 1600m
Average rainfall: 800 mm
Soil: Volcanic
Area under coffee: 100ha
Type of coffee: Mild washed Arabica
Varieties of coffee: Mostly Bourbon
Annual production: 100 mt clean coffee
Founded in the beginning of the twenties century by a German family, the farm has been taken over by British farmers after the Second World War. 1990, the farm was bought by the German family Meyer. Since then the coffee area was expanded, irrigation technology and new coffee processing equipment installed. Since more than 10 years Ngila coffee has found recognition as one of the finest washed Arabica coffees from Ngorongoro Crater. The Estate is surrounded by Ngila Forest Reserve. The crystal clean water of the Endoro stream, coming from Ngorongoro National Park is enhancing Ngila finest coffee.

Pulping Equipment Supplier

Address: TFA Shopping Complex
P. O. Box 15066
Arusha, Tanzania
Contact: Tel: +255 27 2508022
Mobile: +255 744 789603
Fax: +255 27 2548145
E-mail: Ulf Kusserow
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Ecological Wet Coffee Processing Units (Washed Arabica): Capacity of 500, 1500, 2500, 5000, 7500 and 10000 kg cherry per hour. Ecological Wet Coffee Processing Units (Washed Robusta): Capacity of 600, 1500 and 2500 kg cherry per hour.

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TechnoServe Tanzania
International non-profit
Address: 33 Themi Hill, Njiro
P. O. Box 2117
Arusha, Tanzania
Contact: Tel: +255 27 2509657
Fax: +255 27 2544544
E-mail: Country Director
Founded in 1968, TechnoServe is a U.S.-based non-profit development organization currently working in 10 developing countries in Africa and Latin America and helping entrepreneurial men and women in poor rural areas to build businesses that create income, opportunity and economic growth for their families, their communities and their countries. TechnoServe achieves this through market research, market linkages, business plan development, financial and commercial linkages, supply chain management and operational consulting. Based in Arusha, with offices in Dar es Salaam, Mbeya and Mbinga, TechnoServe/Tanzania has been in operation since 1991.