Fortified Coffee to be Marketed in Guatemala

Coffee growers from the country's west ready the October launch of their fortified coffee brand "Oro Maya".

Friday, July 24, 2009

A new processing plant has benefited 3.500 small producers from the Fecceg, the Guatemalan Federation of Special Coffee Cooperatives.

"Fortified grains would be marketed in one pound and 20 grams packages, the latter the most popular...", published ElPeriodico.com.gt, "...Fecceg output nears 40.000 quintals each year".

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El Salvador: $5000 Per Quintal of Coffee in Online Auction

June 2013

The Japanese company UCC Ueshima Coffee Co. paid $5010 per quintal to the San Nicolas farm during the last stage of the Cup of Excellence competition in El Salvador.  

"The grain produced in the San Nicholas A farm was the first place winner this year and yesterday it managed to sell to UCC 1800 pounds at a price of $90.180.

Specialty Coffee in Honduras

June 2012

Coffee growers are counting on the production of more than 100 million quintals of top quality grain this harvest.

"Specialty coffee harvests are getting bigger and bigger. In this period we will have a good number of bags to serve such markets. We believe that exports will rise more than 100 million quintals", said Asterio Reyes, president of Ihcafé (the Honduran Coffee Institute) to Laprensa.hn.

Nicaragua: $400 Base Price in Cup of Excellence

June 2012

Nicaragua's coffee farmers are preparing for the coffee auction scheduled for June 26, with expectations of earning more than $1,800 per quintal.

The online auction known as the ‘Cup of Excellence’ will be held in Nicaragua on June 26 and the base price of $400 has been set by the franchise Alliance for Coffee Excellence, said the president of the Specialty Coffee Association of Nicaragua, ACEN, Juan Carlos Munguia.

Korea Shopping for Nicaraguan Coffee

January 2010

A delegation of buyers is touring the Jinotega Region, in the country's north, looking to buy premium coffee.

They will stay in the country until January 23rd, and are negotiating directly with coffee growers, through the 28 cooperatives that receive aid from AECID (Spanish Agency for International Cooperation in Development).

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