The coffee sector in Panama is calling for the repeal of Decree No. 37 which reduces the tariff of instant coffee, among other foodstuffs.
Norberto Suarez, president of the National Association of Coffee Processors and Exporters, said that this adjustment would mean the displacement of local production by imported products, hitting an already "very detoriorated" sector.
Planation owners will present a formal request to the Ministry for Trade to obtain the first rules of origin for Panamanian coffee grains.
Rules of origin provide guarantees of quality and specific geographical origin to consumers.
"Panama is committed to the EU to providing rules of origin for the country's coffee thereby adding value to the grain, comments Francisco Serracín, the project's manager on behalf of an association of Panamanian coffee producers and exporters," reports Prensa.com.
After a tour of several farms in Boquete, Japanese businessmen acquired 600 quintals of coffee.
Laestrella.com.pa reports: "The representatives of the Japanese stores and roasters that visited the Boquete area for three days, expressed their admiration for the dedication and care with which the Panamanians cultivate and process the coffee. After visiting the plantations and greenhouses, they saw the various ways of drying, depulping and keeping the level of freshness in the grain, at the following farms: Casa Ruiz, Finca Beneficio, Finca Peterson, al producers of Keisha Coffee, which won various international prizes, in addition to the Callejon Seco Farm.",
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