Exclusive Coffee

First Costa Rican coffee private estate auction

Held on 24 June, Exclusive Coffees from Costa Rica, and Sensible Development from the United Kingdom are partnering together to celebrate Costa Rican coffee producers by auctioning nano-lots of coffee on Sensible Development’s online auction platform. Read More
Ethiopia Cup Excellence auction

Ethiopia Cup of Excellence auction breaks several records

The 2020 Ethiopia Cup of Excellence (COE) auction broke records, with total sales of US$1,348,690 (about $1,966,738) topping the previous record of US$830,245 from El Salvador in 2011. The El Salvador auction had 42 lots for sale, while the COE Ethiopia auction included only 28, achieving a record-high average price of US$28 per pound.
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elida estate geisha

Elida Estate natural ASD Geisha makes Best of Panama auction history at US$1029 per pound

After setting a new record for the highest score in the 2019 Best of Panama (BoP) competition in May, Elida Estate’s natural Geisha has done the same in the BoP auction on 17 July, selling for US$1029 per pound (about $1464). Buyers of the coffee include the Japanese Saza Coffee in Japan, Taiwanese Black Gold, OK Lao, Haaya Gourmet Coffee, HWC Roasters, and On The Up, British Difference Coffee, American Klatch Coffee, Willoughby’sCoffee & Tea, and Dragonfly, Chinese Coffee Tech and Grand Cru Coffee, Malaysian The Hub Coffee, and Australian Aroma Coffee.
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El Salvador Cup of Excellence

Cup of Excellence El Salvador sees 25 coffees head to auction

J. Raul Rivera of Santa Rosa farm has won the 2019 El Salvador Cup of Excellence (COE), with a score of 90.57 for his honey processed Pacamara varietal. “At Finca Santa Rosa, we proudly represent [the] Alotepec mountain range and the variety which was developed locally, and the result of years of hard work are rewarded to farmers throughout the country,” J. Raul says. “COE has created a window of opportunity for producers of coffee. Through this event, the world of coffee is evolving for better. We need to promote COE if we want to change the industry.”
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