“Don Mayo" Coffee Wins Cup of Excellence in Costa Rica

First place in the 2009 edition of the Cup of Excellence competition in Costa Rica went Don Mayo coffee producer.

Tuesday, May 12, 2009


Don Mayo coffee producer, along with the 23 other finalists, will participate in an Internet auction on June 11, involving international buyers, mainly from Japan, United States and Europe.

Don Mayo owner Hector Bonilla said on the Aldia.cr website: "It's a wonderful experience. We are sure of the quality of our coffee, but the best come to compete. Being the winner is a satisfaction that forces us to move forward."

Last year, Don Mayo coffee producer was third.

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