Archive for November, 2004

Raising Coffee Consciousness: The Cup of Excellence and Green Coffee Competitions

Raising Coffee Consciousness: The Cup of Excellence and Green Coffee Competitions

Competitions in which international juries of coffee buyers and roasters gather to choose the best green coffees from the latest crop from a given country is not an entirely new idea, but in recent years it has taken on a new importance, bolstered by the capacity of the Internet to provide a medium for competitive […]

By November 3, 2004 Read Article
Prize-Winning Central American Coffees from the Cup of Excellence

Prize-Winning Central American Coffees from the Cup of Excellence

Competitions aimed at finding and rewarding the best green coffees from a given country and crop have proven to be one of the great success stories in the recent history of coffee. The farmers whose coffees prevail in these juried competitions receive recognition and significantly higher prices, while aficionado consumers are rewarded with access to […]

By November 3, 2004 |Reviews Tasting Report