The Super Mujeres PCA 2022 auction is one week from now! Mark your calendars for June 23rd. There is still time to register to bid and/or get on a buying group. Support these amazing women in coffee!
Hasim Solmaz, founder of Baristatus, took the SET course in Dubai, UAE earlier this year and went on to serve as a CoE Observer. Check out his reflection on the course and get ready for the next SET in Belforte del Chienti, Italy w/ @coffeeknowhubcoffeeknowledgehub.com/en/courses/cup…
We are very happy to announce our partnership with Ecotact!
We'll be teaming up with Ecotact on CoE and ACE PCA competition bags for green coffee, product collaborations, and more to support our mission of rewarding and recognizing coffee excellence.
"It took us 21 years to obtain the first place."
Check out the interview with Guatemala CoE 1st place winner, Jose Roberto Monterroso Pineda. His washed Gesha scored 91.75 points.
Sample sets of the winners are on sale. Join as a member to purchase one:
Honduras Cup of Excellence 2022
& Sponsor Appreciation Post
Shout out to:
🎉Maritza and Francisca Hernandez, the wonderful roasters for Honduras CoE.
🎉Presidential sponsor and CoE official roaster, ProbatSo
Mexico Cup of Excellence 2022
Get to know the winners -- including 5 Presidential Awards -- from this year's competition and order a sample set to taste the best coffees from Mexico.
The auction is July 14th.
Congrats to the 15 winners of this year's Guatemala One of a Kind auction with ACE. Check out the winners (including 2 90+ pt scoring coffees) and order samples set for the auction on July 28th. allianceforcoffeeexcellence.org/one-of-a-kind-…
A sneak peek at the location of our next in-person SET course:
Nuova Simonelli's brand new, state-of-the-art training lab located in the beautiful Italian city of Belforte del Chienti, Italy.
Join us July 12th - 15th:
— Felices de anunciar nuestra Private Collection Auction [PCA] con Alliance for Coffee Excellence: MEX NATURAL FLAVOR.
ACE es la referencia mundial en reconocimiento a los cafés de la más alta calidad…
Meet Fu-Sen Tseng, 1st place winner of this year's Taiwan PCA.
Fu-Sen's washed Gesha from Chiayi region scored 89.59 points in the competition.
Order a sample set to get ready for the auction on June 30:
Meet Mexico CoE 2nd place winner Finca el Izote: (left to right) Patricia Merino, Katia Loeza & Carlos Hugo Loeza Sánchez.
They were one of the 1st recipients of the Comandante Top Farm Award - a limited edition CoE trophy grinder given to the top 3 farms of each competition.
June 2nd is the LAST day to order a Super Mujeres sample set.
The set comes w/ 200 grams of each of the 17 winning coffees (11 of which are organic) & limited edition Super Mujeres mug. Order a set & get ready for the June 23 auction:
#Guatemala is famous as a #coffee#origin, but some buyers described it as “very traditional” a few years ago. To challenge this idea, we were inspired to start #OneOfAKind competition/auction, bringing exotic, high-end Guatemalan Coffee cup profiles to the world. #GuatsNext
We're thrilled to share the results of the coffees that will be offered in ACE's Taiwan PCA
✔️15 Winning coffees
✔️Varieties include: Gesha, SL34, Ethiopia Heirloom, Typica, and So'ngna
These coffees are extremely rare and sample sets are limited.
La delegación del Consejo Salvadoreño del Café desarrolló una gira de campo a la finca El Conacaste, ganador @cupofexcellence El Salvador 2022, con el panel de jueces internacionales Taza de Excelencia.
Test and develop your sensory skills in @cupofexcellence’s Sensory Education Training course ☕ You’ll join some of the best cuppers in the world as you taste a variety of coffee qualities, join in-depth lectures and discussions and more coffeeknowledgehub.com/en/courses/cup…
Meet some of the Super Mujeres PCA winners - featuring the women of Nicaragua:
1. Martha Morena Castilblanco Benavidez
2. Mary Elsy Caldera
3. Margarita Herrera Gurdián
4. Nora Ivania Meza Perez
Secure a sample set by June 2.
Auction date: June 23
📢NEW ARTICLE IN@BARISTAMAGAZINEE:
Crypto Baristas Inspire Change in the Coffee World
We are thrilled that Barista Magazine covered our journey in web3 and our Season 2 producer-led initiatives and investments in Honduras
The National stage of the Honduras #cupofexcellence competition is underway this week as the team tastes through 75 coffees to decide on the top 40 to send to #TeamCaturra GCCs around the world for the International stage. Stay tuned for more!
“Jurado Internacional”. Certamen @cupofexcellence El Salvador 2022.🇸🇻
19 jueces internacionales y 2 nacionales serán dirigidos por el juez líder, Scott Conary, para evaluar las 40 muestras previamente evaluadas y así premiar al mejo#CaféDeElSalvadoror63
With Latorre & Dutch China, we'll host a unique in-person modified SET VC with Chinese translation June 18th & 27th. The registration deadline is May 27th.
For course inquiry and registration, please email CC Su [email protected] or on WeChat: ciecilia
In celebration of the amazing female coffee producers of Nicaragua and ACE’s first Super Mujeres PCA we're giving away a sample set. RT for a chance to win.
We will announce a winner on 5/31. Good luck!
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Qima Coffee and ACE are thrilled to host the Best of Yemen 2022 PCA celebrating and showcasing some of Yemen's best coffee.
Save the date for the auction on August 9. For updates on sample sales and more, subscribe to our newsletter.
Together with Latorre & Dutch China, we'll be hosting a unique in-person modified SET VC course with Chinese translation - taking place on June 18 + 25.
The deadline to register for this event is May 27.
For course inquiries please contact CC Su on WeChat: ciecilia
Taiwan PCA 2022
GCCs have started tasting the coffees - here are some behind the scenes snaps from:
1. Mad Priest Coffee, USA
2. Roast Design Coffee, Japan
3. Supremo Coffee, Germany
4. Chromatic Coffee, USA
Get ready for the auction on June 30!