2020 Guatemala Cup of Excellence

Geisha reigns at 2020 Guatemala Cup of Excellence

Cercol’s El Socorro farm has won the 2020 Guatemala Cup of Excellence (COE) with a 91.06 scoring washed Geisha coffee. It was the competition’s only coffee to earn a Presidential Award and marks the third time Cercol placed first in the Guatemala COE.
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Cup of Excellence

Cup of Excellence breaks several records in 2018

Several Cup of Excellence (COE) records were broken in the 12 CEO competitions held in 11 producing countries in 2018. The Costa Rican COE saw the winning lot from producer Luis Ricardo Calderon Madrigal receive the highest price ever paid for a COE coffee at US$300.09 (about $420) per pound. This was more than double the previous COE record for any country.
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COE Guatemala continues despite volcano eruption

The Alliance for Coffee Excellence (ACE) commenced its 14th edition of the Cup of Excellence (COE) in Guatemala City on 4 June despite the Fuego volcano eruption. When the volcano erupted on 3 June, villages and coffee farms were affected, however Anacafé and ACE took the decision to complete the final stage of the COE competition, which started months before and is the culmination of hard work from farmers and all organisations involved.  
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