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Best Ugandan Coffees in 2021

For a long time now, high caffeine has been used to describe Ugandan coffee. Ugandan coffee consists of Robusta coffee variety. Arabica coffee beans in this country have less acidity. In most cases, the caffeinated beans are blended with other high quality coffee beans.

The Bestselling Ugandan Coffees Reviewed – May 2021​

Bestseller No. 1
Artisan Coffee Beans Organic Uganda Roasted 12oz, Espresso Arabica, Vanilla Flavor, Whole Beans, Hand Roasted, Small Batch, Sustainable, Smooth, Earthy and Complex
  • THE PURE SINGLE COFFEE: Northern Africa Arabica Single Coffee with notes of chocolate, freshly ground vanilla, a delicious syrup body and earthy finish perfectly roasted.
  • FRESH ROASTED COFFEE: We roast our coffee each and every day to give you the freshness with just the right amount of toast.
  • SMALL BATCH HAND ROASTED: We carefully hand roast every batch of our Organic Uganda Whole Beans Coffee in Central Florida and ship to all USA.
  • RAINFOREST ALLIANCE (RFA) APPROVED: When you buy our coffee you're helping to build sustainability, environmental protection, social equity and economic viability. RFA guides farmers in Uganda towards sustainable farm management and give independent auditors a concrete measure by which to evaluate social and environmental improvements.
  • MORE THAN JUST A COFFEE: A rare gem among specialty coffees from Sipi Falls area of Mount Elgon, on an extinct shield volcano that lies on the border of Uganda and Kenya
Bestseller No. 3
12.5 Pounds – Northern Africa – Uganda – Unroasted Arabica Green Coffee Beans – Grown Region Rwenzori – Altitude 1200-1500M – Bukonzo Organic Farmers - Drying/Milling Process Washed
  • Premium Green Coffee Beans / Taste Notes – Chocolate – Tobacco – Earthy – Cedar – Sweet Dried Fruit
  • Northern African Coffee – Ugandan Coffee – Varietal-Kent, SL14, SL28 – Altitude-1200-1500 Meters
  • Drying/Milling Process Washed – Farm Bukonzo Organic Farmers – Rwenzori Mountains – Western Uganda
  • Fresh Current Crop – Bukonzo (BOCU) Is Committed To Sustainable Coffee Production In Western Uganda
  • Farmers Have Established Shade Trees – Terraces – Ground Cover Crops – Throughout Their Plantations
Bestseller No. 4
Uganda AA West Nile - Erussi RFA Certified 100% Arabica Custom Roasted Coffee Beans (Medium Roast (Full City +), 5 pounds Whole Beans)
  • ALTITUDE: 1,250 ‐ 1,500 meters HARVEST: October ‐ January AVAILABILITY: November ‐ March REGION: West Nile, Nebbi District
  • COFFEE PROCESSING: Wet Processing DRYING: Patio Drying CERTIFICATIONS: Rain Forest Alliance
  • EXPORT BAG SIZE: 60kg (132.28 lbs) MAIN PRODUCING REGIONS: Arabica: Mount Elgon (East), West Nile (Northwest) and Rwenzori Mountains (Southwest)
  • In the cup, Uganda’s washed coffees bring satiny body and ripe stone fruit tones, along with a delicate touch of red berry and a buttery finish. The best natural coffees feature a lush dark berry jam flavor and mouthfeel, and clean nougat-like mid tones.
  • Cup notes: Full body, Medium Acidity. Flavor notes: Winey characteristics, Rich Aroma
SaleBestseller No. 6
This Is How We Do It: One Day in the Lives of Seven Kids from around the World (Easy Reader Books, Children Around the World Books, Preschool Prep Books)
  • Hardcover Book
  • Lamothe, Matt (Author)
  • English (Publication Language)
  • 52 Pages - 05/02/2017 (Publication Date) - Chronicle Books (Publisher)
Bestseller No. 7
Organic Uganda Coffee, Blue Mountain Blend, Dark Roast, Whole Bean, Fresh Roasted, Gourmet Single Origin, Arabica Coffee, 12-ounce (Whole Bean)
  • 100% Organic Uganda Blue Mountain Blend coffee - Full-bodied coffee with rich dark chocolate, caramel, berry jam and candied orange notes.
  • Organic, Fair Trade Certified - High Altitude, Single Origin coffee from Sipi Falls region near Mount Elgon.
  • Dark Roasted Whole Bean Coffee - Roasted in small batches to develop remarkable taste.
  • Freshness Guarantee - Fresh roasted coffee, immediately packed & sealed to lock in flavor.
  • 100% Customer Satisfaction Guarantee.
Bestseller No. 8
Uganda Nespresso Compatible Pods by Molecule – Dark Roast, Arabica, Single-Origin, High-Grown | Espresso & Lungo | OriginalLine | 10 Coffee Capsules
  • ♨️ UGANDA ROAST - Sophisticated aromatic taste of African Arabica, has a mixture of a velvety, rounded, and full-bodied flavors
  • 🌎 100% SINGLE ORIGIN Arabica IN EVERY COFFEE CAPSULE - High quality single origin Arabica. Every capsule is the right choice to brew great espresso, lungo or ristretto. Small-batch roast ensures freshness, quality and extra love, care and connection.
  • 🌄 SRICTLY HIGH GROWN - Coffee beans grown at higher elevations mean slower bean development, resulting in more nutrients being delivered to the coffee and therefore a more nutrient-dense bean. More nutrient density means more flavor and healthy organic compounds in the coffee
  • 🌱 CORN-DERIVED BIO-CAPSULES - Keep the world green and clean, each capsule you drink is made from corn-derived natural materials, 100% plastic free
  • ☕ COMPATIBLE WITH ORIGINAL LINE NESPRESSO MACHINES - Capsules were rigorously tested to be compatible with all OriginalLine Nespresso machines (not compatible with VertuoLine machines)
  • ✔️ TRUSTED QUALITY AND FRESHNESS – Every box contains our fresh roast coffee capsules with only natural ingredients, all made fresh to order. In fact, we guarantee it will remain fresh or your money back.
Bestseller No. 9
Bushbucks coffee beans| Medium Roast, whole bean Arabica Coffee| Slow Presidia |Chocolate overtones| Single origin| Ugandan coffee beans 1.1 lb
  • Uganda's Favorite Coffee bean Variety: Made of only 100% arabica Nyasaland variety coffee naturally grown for optimum aroma with a rich, complex, and full-bodied.
  • Africa’s Finest Arabica coffee: Slow Food Presidia Coffee beans , fully traceable Coffee and Hand roasted and packed in small batches at the source direct to you.
  • Quality Coffee: Hand-picked and packed in small batches with optimum flavor and freshness suitable for all brewing methods.
  • Suitable for all brewing methods: Medium roast Arabica Coffee beans have great balance, medium acidity, silky full body, floral notes, and sweet chocolate aftertaste with 84 points cup score.
  • The Growers: Grown in Uganda on the slopes of the oldest extinct volcano Mount Elgon at an altitude of 4,100ft – 5,600ft above sea level with rich soils for a healthy life.
Bestseller No. 10
Northern Africa, Uganda (2-Pound Bag) Premium Arabica Coffee Freshly Custom Roasted Today (Medium Roast/Whole Bean) Customized Roast Or Grind Is Available By Messaging Us At Time Of Checkout
  • Uganda: Unique African coffee in the fact it has a low acidity, mild smooth chocolate tobacco cedar
  • Fresh Off The Roaster: We only roast your order once the order is placed providing top premium taste
  • Fast Shipping: Orders are quickly roasted & shipped (most same day: M-F with 2-5 day delivery time)
  • Specialty Coffee: Our premium beans are carefully sourced for their exceptionally fine taste quality
  • For Ultimate Coffee Connoisseur: Passionate roasting expertise = Perfectly developed energetic beans

Uganda is one of the world’s top countries that produce Robusta coffee variety. This country has highlands where it borders with Kenya around Mt Elgon. Arabica coffee beans are also grown in the northern part of the country along River Nile. Coffee growing in this country was originally controlled by the Ugandan government until 1991.

Unlike in other African countries, control and grading of coffee are done by the government under the coffee authority of Uganda.

Robusta farming in Uganda

The highly preferred Arabica coffee variety was not introduced in the country until the early 1900s. Remember that the Robusta coffee variety in Uganda is indigenous. Actually, it has been grown for centuries. It is still being grown in large quantities especially in the countries rain forest. Uganda is among the very few countries that grow Robusta as a wild coffee.

Additionally, most of the coffee beans are naturally processed. However, there have been efforts to apply advanced wet processing. This has been done through the interventions of UCDA. Uganda used to produce fine and clean Robusta coffees. Unfortunately, this did not go for long. Coffee production in Uganda consists of more than 600,000 small scale farmers.

There have emerged a replanting program that usually combines two varieties. This produces more quality coffee beans. The best thing about mixed coffee is that they mature faster. They will also give you high yields and more flavored coffee. However, these coffee beans also have the characteristics of parent beans.

This coffee also has a high resistance to crop diseases and pests. It is good to know that the quality of the Ugandan Robusta coffee is just intrinsic and very successful. This country has been trying to revive the coffee industry through the replanting initiative that has been started by the Ugandan government.

Coffee growing in Uganda has attracted the rapidly developing espresso industry. In the past, Robusta coffee beans have been used to make inexpensive coffees. You can also use these coffees to produce instant coffee cups.

Coffee producers in Uganda

Like in other East African countries, coffee farmers in Uganda do not specialize in coffee growing. They mix the coffee plants with other crops in their small farms like banana crops. For this reason, the crops are typically self-sustaining conditions naturally. Water is extracted from the forest and water gullies. Coffee growing regions have faced a lot of challenges that include poor transport. This has resulted in people living in the mountainous coffee regions adopting donkey transport. This has proved to be quite effective in coffee transportation in some coffee growing regions.

Final Thoughts

The Uganda government is trying its best to improve coffee production in Uganda. We have witnessed them providing coffee farmers with fertilizers.