NACCU was registered under the cooperative societies Act on 15th July 2017 as a national cooperative organization. Its membership consist of all registered secondary coffee cooperative unions in Kenya. Currently it has a membership of 10 unions who are fully paid.
The mandate of NACCU is to advocate for the welfare of over 800,000 right holders who are the small scale coffee farmers(Promotion of welfare and social economic interest of coffee producers in Kenya). NACCU was formed out of the realization that there was a gap in the representation of small-scale coffee farmers to the duty bearers at all levels of the coffee value chain.NACCU is registered under registration number CS21505