Alliance for Coffee Excellence

Alliance for Coffee Excellence announces private collection auction

The Alliance for Coffee Excellence (ACE) has announced the launch of its Private Collection auction to showcase Yemen’s high-quality smallholder famers. ACE will launch the auction in long-term partnership with the United Kingdom-based Qima Coffee, which focuses on farmer-identified nano-lots from Yemen.
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Aussies buy up big at record breaking Best of Panama auction

Australian buyers have secured nine of the 39 coffee lots on offer at the Best of Panama (BoP) auction on 19 July. “The two best Geisha Washed coffees are coming to Australia,” Coffee Treasures CEO Gavin Gam says. Gavin won a share of the top-ranked Elida Estate Geisha Green Tip Washed from producer Wilford Lamastus for his new green bean sourcing company, and on behalf of roaster D’Angelo Coffee. Kew Specialty Coffee also won a stake in this top palced BoP coffee, which scored 94.66 points in the international judging and was sold for US$661.00 per pound (about $886.33 per pound). Coffee Treasures secured four other top BoP coffees, including the record breaking Elida Estate’s Geisha Green Tip Natural, which received the highest bid of a green coffee sold at auction at US$803 per pound (about $1088 per pound).
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Bottini coffee roaster auction to take place 25 June

Under instructions from the director of SPQR Holdings, MGS Auctioneers is selling a complete Bottini coffee roasting and packaging plant.  The auction will take place onsite at Windsor Gardens, South Australia and online on Monday 25th June from 11am.
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Sustainable Harvest to hold first silent auction

Specialty coffee importer Sustainable Harvest has announced its first silent auction, La Lucha, which will feature micro-lots from Mexico, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, and Colombia. The auction will take place during the Specialty Coffee Expo being hosted from 19 to 22 April in Seattle, United States.
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