Some of the highest quality specialty coffee is grown particularly in the Cerrado and Sul de Minas regions, where each harvest consistently yields high-scoring lots. Although they neighbor each other, Sul de Minas boasts mild climate and an average altitude of 950masl, while Cerrado enjoys distinct seasons at 800 to 1300masl.
The Mwito Washing Station sits on the shores of Lake Kivu. Although it was built in 2008, due to lack of financing, the mill was not a consistent resource for local growers until 2018, when the Rwanda Trading Company took over it. Since then, local farmers have had access to new training programs and their children a new school house.