History of CRI

Coffee Research in Kenya dates back to 1908 when the colonial government appointed the first Coffee Entomologist, Coffee Research Station (CRS) was established in 1994 at Jacaranda Estate near Ruiru and in 1964 the Coffee Research Foundation (CRF) was incorporated as a company limited by Guarantee under the Company Act (CAP 486). The Foundation is a State Corporation under the Ministry of Agriculture.