XIII Edition of Fine Coffee Tasting in Panama

Thirty samples of the best coffee from Chiriqui will participate in the "Best of Panama 2009" fine coffee tasting, from May 7 to 9.

Tuesday, May 5, 2009

The event was organized by the Specialty Coffee Association of Panama, with the participation of 15 international tasters from the United States, Norway, Holland and Costa Rica.

A Pa-digital.com.pa article reported: "The purpose of this event is to choose the best-tasting specialty coffee from Panama, which in turn will participate in an international auction via Internet on May 28."

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Panama: Online Coffee Auction Postponed

June 2013

Problems in logistics, transport and new customs regulations in the destination countries, are the reasons why the the internet coffee auction has been suspended.

Plinio Ruiz, president of the Specialty Coffee Growers of Panama (SCAP) commented that these factors have delayed the collection of coffee samples from interested buyers in the on line auction, but he is confident that it will be held in late June or in early July.

XVII Annual Specialty Coffee Cup in Panama

April 2013

From 4th to 7th of May the "Best of Panama" event will be held at the site of the Festival of Flowers and Coffee in Bouquet, where an announcement will be made of the best domestic coffee from the last harvest.

The goal of the Speciality Coffee Association of Panama (SCAP) is to promote coffee from Panama internationally, and its origin.

Online Auction of Panamanian Specialty Coffee

May 2009

After obtaining first place in "Best of Panama 2009," Hacienda La Esmeralda will conduct an Internet auction of its Geisha coffee variety.

International buyers from the US, Europe, Japan, North Korea, Taiwan, Australia, Netherlands, Norway, Sweden, Czech Republic and England will participate in the online auction which will be held today, May 19."

Panama: Geisha Variety Wins Coffee Tasting

May 2009

The flavor and aroma of Geisha coffee took the top two positions in the XII version of the "Best of Panama 2009" tasting.

First place went to the Hacienda La Esmeralda, owned by the Peterson family and second place went to Carleida Farm, owned by Carlos Santiago.

Raul Lopez wrote in la Estrella.com.pa: "The third place went to the Pacamara variety, produced on the Gea Burnesky farm belonging to Gonzalo Rojas, who explained that this variety was brought from El Salvador. Fourth place went to a mixture of Caturra A and Typica from the Paso Ancho Farm owned by the Franceshi Aguilera family, while fifth place went to Lamastus Family Estates, which presented a Catuai sample.

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