$1.545 per Quintal of Costa Rican Coffee

The Japanese business Tashiro Coffee paid $1.545 per quintal for coffee from the Bella Vista farm in the virtual auction that was conducted yesterday.

Friday, June 12, 2009

In the auction, which was carried out via Internet, there were 24 lots of fine Costa Rican coffee and the average price obtained was $718 per quintal.

Ismael Venegas writes for the Nación web portal: “...A Japanese business, which paid $1.545 per quintal (46 kilograms), paid 11 times more than New York’s market. Yesterday in this marketplace, a quintal of coffee for delivery in July was negotiated at $131.60."

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$16.50 Per Pound of Paid for Specialty Coffee in Honduras

July 2012

The prices paid in the electronic auction of specialty coffee in Honduras did not reach the levels of previous year.

The highest amount paid went to coffee from the winner farm in the Cup of Excellence contest, Santa Rosita Lempira, which was acquired by companies Time's Club for C-COOP, Kyokuto Fadie, Tashiro Coffee and Tribe, all from Japan as well as Coffee Libre from South Korea.

Costa Rica: $2,000 per quintal in Coffee Auction

June 2011

The highest price achieved at auction was for the Coffee Finca La Estrella, from Santa Maria de Dota.

In the final stage of the Cup of Excellence competition, the electronic auction, the second best price for coffee went to the Don Leoncio farm, in Manuel Antonio Barranes, at $1,200 per quintal.

Record Sales at Salvadoran Coffee Auction

June 2010

The specialty coffee auction netted $718.838, the highest of any of the nine countries where the Excellence Cup is held.

An average coffee quintal was sold for $723, surpassing the previous record of $536.27, which dates back to 2008.

“La Suiza” plantation got the highest score at the Excellence Cup.

Costa Rica Coffee Auction Sells Quintal at $281

May 2010

At an online auction of Costa Rican specialty coffees, the highest price was achieved by a 19 sack lot from plantation “Las Palomas”.

The second best price went to “La Colina” plantation, at $265 per quintal, followed by “Las Pavas” with $259.

Called “Subasta Costa Rica”, this auction replaced the traditional Cup of Excellence contest, which could not be organized due to lack of funds, reported Nacion.com.

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