What We Do

In recent years, the global focus on sustainability and environmental conservation has led to the rise of innovative startups that tackle waste management challenges in creative ways. Here at Kaffa Kuwwa Innovations, we have found an ingenious solution to a common problem faced by coffee shops worldwide – the disposal of used coffee grounds. We work with Cafes by giving them baskets for collecting the Spent Coffee Grounds (SCG) generated at each unit, recycling and repurposing them into manufacturing valuable coffee oil. Kaffa Kuwwa not only addresses waste management issues but also contributes to the creation of quality sustainable products.

Collection and Sorting:

The process begins with Kaffa Kuwwa partnering with local Cafes to collect their used grounds. Coffee grounds are a by-product of brewing coffee and are often discarded as waste. However, Kaffa Kuwwa recognizes their potential value and collects them, preventing them from ending up in landfills. The coffee grounds are collected by following all hygiene measures, in segregated baskets, then sorted to remove any contaminants to ensure the quality of the final product.

Drying and Preparation:

After sorting, the coffee grounds undergo a drying process, a crucial step to remove the excessive moisture content, preventing the growth of mould and ensuring that the grounds are suitable for further processing. The dried coffee grounds are then evenly mixed to make it homogenous, aiding the extraction of the coffee oil.

Extraction of Coffee Oil:

The ground coffee is subjected to an extraction process to separate the valuable coffee oil from the grounds. There are several methods for extraction, including mechanical, solvent and supercritical fluid extraction. Kaffa Kuwwa uses the most natural method of mechanical hydraulic extraction for its crude coffee oil and a chemical free purification process for its pure coffee oil.

Purification of Coffee Oil:

The extracted coffee oil undergoes a chemical free purification process to make pure coffee oil by removing any impurities and unwanted components. This step ensures that the final product is pure and of high quality for various applications like manufacturing beauty products of coffee base.

Application and Sustainability:

The pure coffee oil obtained through this innovative process has various applications. Coffee oil is rich in antioxidants and possesses a distinct aroma that is reminiscent of freshly brewed coffee. It can be used in cosmetics and skincare products, such as lotions, creams and balms, due to its moisturizing and aromatic properties. Additionally, coffee oil can find applications in the culinary industry, adding a unique flavor to desserts and pastries.


Kaffa Kuwwa's transformation of discarded coffee grounds into valuable coffee oil stands as a testament to the power of innovation and change in the perspective of waste management and sustainability. By partnering with local cafes and utilizing advanced extraction techniques, we not only address the issue of coffee ground waste but also contribute to the creation of eco-friendly products, paving the way for a greener and more responsible society.


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