Costa Rica: $59 Per Pound for Specialty Coffee

In the electronic auction a pound of coffee harvested on the farm Monte Llano Bonito won first place and the amount of $ 59 paid by an international buyer.

Wednesday, June 22, 2016

On June 21, the Japanese importer Wataru acquired for the coffee roaster Takamura, the best coffee in Costa Rica grown and harvested on the farm SUMA VA in Lourdes Cirri in Naranjo, Valle Occidental, during the International Cup of Excellence Auction. The grain was sold at $59 a pound or S5900 per hundredweight for a batch of 11 bags.

See details of the results of the auction on the website of the Alliance for Coffee Excellence.
A statement from the Coffee Institute of Costa Rica adds that "...Maruyama Coffee, Pon Pon Cafe Japan, Malla de cafe with Coffeejumbbang from Korea and Orsir Cafe from Taiwan, bought another batch of 12 bags from the same Costa Rican company at $58.10 per pound or $5,810 per quintal. "

See also: "$120 per pound Paid for Honduran Specialty Coffee"

".. Second place went to coffee from the farm La Sur belonging to the company Tenería Pirro Antonio Gómez, Ltda in San Isidro de Heredia, purchased by the company Campos Coffee in Australia who paid a price of $3,120 per hundredweight for a batch of 12 sacks and Ecom Japan, Limited, with a similar value for a batch of 11 bags. "

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