The Japanese firm Tully's Coffee, bought yesterday 7000 sacks of coffee from 1,500 producers in Guatemala for which it will pay approximately $2.28 million.
In an auction held by the Japanese in Guatemala, cash prizes were also given to those who managed to sell the grain, first place received $5000, the second and third $3000, and other positions $1000 each.
The Guatemalan El Porvenir Cooperative, took first place at the 2009 contest of the Japanese Distributor Tully's Coffee.
Louisa Reynolds wrote in Elperiodico.gt.com: "Second and third place were awarded to the Nuevo Sendero and La Felicidad of Santa Rosa and Jutiapa Cooperatives respectively. Tully's Coffee will buy coffee from all the participating cooperatives at a better price than is currently listed on the commodities market ($117 per gold quintal). The cooperatives that took first and second place will be paid $210 and $155 per gold quintal respectively.
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As part of the Agritrade Platform, Guatemala will participate for the 27th time in PMA Fresh Summit, the most important international trade show and convention of fruits and vegetables in the United States, which will take place at Anaheim Convention Center, California from October 17th to 19th.