El Salvador will auction 36 lots of its best coffee

A total of 36 lots of coffee were selected to participate in the electronic auction Taza de la Excelencia 2008 (Cup of Excellence 2008), which will be held for the sixth consecutive year.

Saturday, April 26, 2008

The lots with the best aromas will go through a selection process that ensures its quality and offers the international market an exceptional product, the Salvadorean Coffee Board said last Saturday.
Finalists were selected for auction from 192 samples, by tasters from El Salvador but also from the United States, Japan, the United Kingdom, Canada, Norway, Taiwan, New Zealand, Brazil, Holland and Nicaragua.

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The selection process began yesterday. Out of 102 total lots, 79 have already been selected, which will later participate in an electronic auction.

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June 2008

The 36 lots of coffee that won in the Cup of Excellence competition were to be sold today.

More than 100 coffee buyers were preparing to bring home some of the best coffee in El Salvador. The electronic coffee auction, in which the 36 winners of the Cup of Excellence competition take part, began at seven o'clock in the morning in San Salvador, and was expected to last about five hours.

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