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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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2021 US Barista and Brewers Cup Championships Canceled

The ripple effect from this year of lost gatherings has extended to the 2021 United States Barista and Brewers Cup Championships, which have both been canceled. The Specialty Coffee...

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Updated: MICE and World Coffee Championships Not Happening in 2020

[Editor’s note: The headline in the original version of this story included the World of Coffee event among the list of events that will not be happening in 2020. To…

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World of Coffee, MICE and World Coffee Championships Not Happening in 2020

The Melbourne International Coffee Expo (MICE), World of Coffee in Warsaw and the 2020 World Coffee Championship events have all been canceled or are in the process of being...

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Allegra Events Launching The Global Coffee Festival Online Beginning Oct. 30

Following a spate of unfortunate in-person event cancelations due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Allegra Events is planning to launch a series of online events beginning with the Global Coffee...

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16th Nicaragua Cup of Excellence Auction Breaks Price Records

Underscoring the vast price disparity between the commodity coffee market and the high-end specialty market, the auction from the 16th Nicaragua Cup of Excellence program resulted in a record-breaking...

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Colombia-Focused Coffee For Peace Running a Virtual Sourcing Trip

The organizers of the Coffee for Peace project are launching an event called the Virtual Buyers Caravan, designed to bring coffee farmers and potential buyers together online. The four-day...

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Application Deadline Approaching for 2021 Roaster of the Year

The Monday, July 27, application deadline for the 17th annual Roaster of the Year awards from Roast magazine is fast approaching. The competition has two categories and two winners: Macro...

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Costa Rican Growers Wow Judges with Variety at 2020 Cup of Excellence

Twenty six coffees representing a wide array of coffee varieties and processing methods from three of Costa Rica’s main growing regions have won 2020 Cup of Excellence awards. All...

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22 Coffees Score 87+ in El Salvador Cup of Excellence

Twenty-two lots have won Cup of Excellence awards in the 17th El Salvador Cup of Excellence coffee quality competition. All 22 lots — each scoring 87 points or above,...

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First Ethiopia Cup of Excellence Auction Generates Record High $1.34 Million

Green coffee buyers from all over the globe paid top dollar at the first ever Ethiopia Cup of Excellence (CoE) auction, offering a combined $1.34 million USD for the 28…

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