The second Peru Cup of Excellence, java quality competition, recently wrapped up in Lima, with 23 lots scoring 86 or over moving on to a Tuesday, Nov. 20 auction. Eight”national winners” that scored 85-85.99 will soon be accessible during another market, held Nov. 19-24.
Contest secretary the Alliance for Coffee Excellence stated 267 samples were evaluated by a national jury, with 35 examples chosen for the global board, whose membership included experienced java graders from markets including the USA, Japan, South Korea, the Netherlands, Norway, Greece, Lithuania, the U.K., Belgium, the Czech Republic, Australia, Argentina and Peru.
“Certainly we can observe that this year since a deeper dive into the incredible skills manufacturers can execute with quality throughout the process,” ACE Executive Director Darrin Daniel said in an announcement of the competition effects. The in-country partner for its Peru COE plan has been the Ministerio de Agricultura y Riego, the government agency which manages all the country’s agriculture and export production.
Scoring 91.08, a washed Geisha from manufacturer Dwight Aguilar Masias in the Cusco area took the competition’s top prize. The lot is going to be divided in two. A washed Yellow Caturra out of Damián Espinoza García in Cajamarca scored 89.85 for next position; a washed Bourbon from Franklin Chinguel Morales in Cajamarca was and also a washed Bourbon and Caturra mix from Florencia Mamani Calcina in Puno was fourth.
Each of those 22 COE-winning lots involved entirely washed processing, with the Bourbon and Caturra forms most highly represented, along with four lots featuring Geshas.
Upcoming COE auctions include: Colombia (Nov. 13), Perú (Nov. 20), Brazil Pulped Naturals (Nov. 29), and also Brazil Naturals (Dec. 5).