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Interview with Algrano

Interview with Algrano
The quality of Rwanda's coffee has skyrocketed in the last decade when earlier government initiatives started paying off. The cup profile of Rwandese coffee is unique. However, many buyers remain reticent about this origin because they fear the infamous Potato Taste Defect (PTD). Though PTD can't be 100% avoided, it is under scrutiny in the country and its incidence has decreased as quality improved. Now, some progressive roasters are willing to take the risk. We spoke to Friedhats, a high-end specialty roastery in Amsterdam, about their overall experience with the origin and how they are enjoying coffees produced by Gasharu in Nyamasheke. We are happy to say they are not looking back...

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