The Specialty Coffee Association of Panama (SCAP) has announced the coffees that will be auctioned at the 26th edition of The Best of Panama.
The Best of Panama Auction 2022 will be auctioning 36 Geisha Microlots scoring 91.5 and over, alongside 14 more Varietal Microlots scoring 88.75 and above.
The auction will take place on 6 October at 6pm EST.
The highest scoring Geisha Natural on auction is the Black Jaguar Natural Limited from Guarumo Coffee Farm, scoring 96.5. The opening bid starts at US$50 per pound.
The highest scoring Washed Geisha on auction is the Firestone, from producer Auromar, scoring 96. The opening bid starts at US$50 per pound.
The highest scoring Varietal on auction is the Chicho Gallo Natural Copoazu by producer Finca Hartman, scoring 94. The opening bid starts at US$30 per pound.
Since 1996, The Best of Panama competition has provided the opportunity for Panamanian coffee estates to promote the quality of their harvests.
This competition is overseen and judged by national and international experts in the specialty coffee industry. For Panamanian coffee growers, The Best of Panama is an important event because it helps them continuously evolve and raise the quality of the coffee produced.
To view the full list of coffees on auction, click here.