Sudan Rume comes from the Boma Plateau (in the Southeast of South Sudan, near the border with Ethiopia. This area belongs to a region considered to be the cradle of the Arabica species. It is not a highly exploited varietal, in fact, it is rather used for research. It has been used by plant breeders as a a “quality gene” source.
Process description: Ripe cherries are harvested. A two step floating and washing process is done. The coffee is then depulped, followed by a 16 hour traditional open oxidation process. Drying is done in african beds in greenhouse controlling the temperature under 40°C.