LOCATION: Nyeri Country, Central Kenya. Ndiaini Factory is located at the border of Othaya and Mukurwereini area in Nyeri county at the foot of the aberdare ranges. Under clear skies, the peak of Mt. Kenya is visible.
PRODUCERS: Rumukia Farmers Cooperative Society
NUMBER OF FARMERS: 315
ACREAGE FARMED: Average of ½ acre farms per producer - 150 trees
ALTITUDE: 1814 MASL
ANNUAL CHERRY PRODUCTION: 50,012kgs of cherry (as per 2021/2022 crop)
SOIL TYPE: Red Volcanic Soil
Wet processed - where the fully ripe cherries are pulped, fermented, washed, and dried slowly over 2-3 weeks until the moisture content is reduced to 10-12%.