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PRODUCTS

The company offers two main product types

Amimza Bulk Instant Coffee

  • Amimza Spray-dried instant coffee powder
    • 100% Robusta and Robusta/Arabica blends

Retail branded Café Amimza Instant coffee

  • ‘Wholebean’ blend of instant coffee
    • Spray-dried & finely milled Roast & Ground
    • 100g, 50g, 1.8g

Bulk Instant coffee is delivered 25Kg cartons, with a plastic sealed interiors that meet International standards

A 20ft container can hold roughly 280 x 25Kg cartons

For Café Amimza carton shipments, please call us

All products meet required quality and health standards, and come with a COA.

  • Tanzania Bureau of Standards
  • Tanzania Food & Drug Administration
  • Various other International Standards

Coffee in Tanzania is grown by over 450,000 farmers. Arabica beans are grown on the slopes of Mount Kilimanjaro and in several other parts of the country, while Robusta is grown in the western part of the country along lake Victoria.

Tanzania coffee beans are of world-grade quality and create the distinctive taste in many of the instant coffee products that are drunk from Dubai to Dubrovnik.

GRADING OF WASHED COFFEES

(Note these gradings are industry standards, and are in no way indicative of cup quality)

Top Grades

AAA, AA, AB, C > Heavy beans graded according to size, shape and density;

AAA being the largest

PB: Peaberry. A fully formed and sound, heavy bean, from a cherry which contains only one bean instead of the usual two

Low Grades 

E: Elephant.  A misformed bean having two parts closely fitted to each other, which may separate on roasting

AF,TT,T,F: Light beans removed by air blast. The AF from the A’s, TT from the B’s ,and T from the C’s. Finally F from a re-blasting of all these grades

HP: Hand Picked. Coffee from fallen cherries. Defects eliminated by hand picking or electronic sorting

Arabica FAQ – Fair Average Quality (Bukoba):

Defect allowance is 15% by count and 5% by weight, including maximum – by count – of the following

  • 1% unhulled cherry
  • 3% black beans
  • 2% black beans
  • 2% undesirable beans
  • 0.5 by weigh of extraneous matter

Arabica UG – Ungraded:

Does not conform with the FAQ description.

Maximum allowances by weight

At least 10% whole beans

Upto 2% of extraneous matter

Triage:

Dry with no more than 10% by weight whole beans of good colour

Maximium 10% by weight of extraneous matter

Defects include black beans, abnormally pale beans, broken beans and seriously discoloured beans

Source: Tanzania Coffee Board

Robusta Over Screen 18:
Defect allowance is 15% by count an 5% by weight, including maximum by count of the following:
1% free from extraneous matters husk, black beans and pods, and from all traces of ‘mustiness’

Robusta Superior:
Defect allowance is 15% by count an 5% by weight, including maximum by count of the following:
1% free from extraneous matters husk, black beans and pods, and from all traces of ‘mustiness’

Robusta FAQ:
Defect allowance is 15% by count an 5% by weight, including maximum by count of the following:

  • 1% unhulled cherries
  • 3% black beans
  • 2% estranous matter
  • 0.5 by weight extraneous matter

Robusta UG:
Does not conform with FAQ description. Maximum allowances by weight at least 10% whole beans and upto 2% extraneous matter

Triage:
Dry with no more than 10% by weight whole beans of good colour
Maximium 10% by weight of extraneous matter
Defects include black beans, abnormally pale beans, broken beans and seriously discoloured beans