‘Geisha Natural’ Coffee Dominates Online Auction

A new variety of coffeee called Geisha Natural participated for the first time in "Best of Panama" competition, and reached the highest price in the auction.

Wednesday, May 25, 2011

The coffee from the Don Pachi State farm was sold at $111.50 a pound.

A total of 30 lots of specialty coffee were traded totaling $176,837.

Francisco Serracín owner of the Don Pachi State Farm, told Prensa.com, "there were 30 lots in the auction, 25 washed coffees and five natural ones, the latter were produced using a new method that was introduced this year."

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