Category: Central America

Caravela Names North America Director, Plans Move to Houston

Latin American green coffee trading company Caravela Coffee is expanding its presence in the United States with the appointment of Carlos de Valdenebro into the new position of North...

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Department of Brewology Launches Coffee Line with Direction from Producers

Austin, Texas-based coffee apparel maker Department of Brewology is for the first time delving into selling beans while offering a fresh vision towards two-way transparency in roaster-producer partnerships. The...

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First Virtual Singapore Specialty Coffee Auction Draws Global Interest

One hundred bidders from 17 countries recently vied for 49 lots of specialty coffee at the first ever virtual Singapore Specialty Coffee Auction, organized by the Singapore Coffee Association...

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Finca Sophia Coffee Earns Record-Breaking $1,300 Per Pound at Best of Panama

A washed Gesha-variety coffee from the Finca Sophia farm fetched $1,300.50 USD per pound at the Best of Panama green coffee auction yesterday, shattering the previous world record price...

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Singapore Coffee Association to Host Inaugural Online Microlot Auction

The Singapore Coffee Association is planning to launch the first ever Singapore Microlot Specialty Coffee Auction, making dozens of individual coffee lots available to international buyers online on Thursday,...

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Green Coffee Seller Genuine Origin Grows Women-Focused La Morena Coffee Program

Online green coffee seller Genuine Origin has expanded its women-producer-focused La Morena program, which has grown each year since its inception in 2016. This season the United States-based importer...

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Primavera Coffee Launches Fund for Guatemalan Farmers Affected by COVID

Guatemalan coffee specialist Primavera Coffee has launched a temporary relief fund to assist coffee producers suffering from the economic effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. The coffee trading company says...

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Three Campaigns Supporting Agroforestry for Small-Scale Coffee Farms

Portland, Oregon-based nonprofit Grow Ahead and Vermont-based nonprofit Food 4 Farmers have teamed up for the launch of three crowdfunding campaigns to support agroforestry projects involving Indigenous and women-led...

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Costa Rica Cup of Excellence Auction Continues Streak of High Average Prices

The Costa Rica Cup of Excellence auction the beat the countrywide program’s previous price records, as 26 winning green coffee lots fetched more than half a million USD while...

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3-19 Coffee Effort Supports Guatemalan Growers Hit Hard by Pandemic

Food security and access to household necessities have been two of the most pressing and immediate impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic among smallholder farmers and their communities all over...

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El Salvador Cup of Excellence Auction Results in Record-High Average Price

Proving yet again that the COVID-19 pandemic has not dissuaded some buyers from paying top dollar for top-quality coffees, the 17th El Salvador Cup of Excellence auction recently concluded...

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Top Coffee from Guatemala Cup of Excellence Earns $180 Per Pound at Auction

Buyers primarily from Asia, Europe and the United States shattered previous price records at the recent Guatemala Cup of Excellence auction, with an average per-pound price of $26.50 USD...

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