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Private Collection Auction with

Ngorongoro Coffee Group

Tanzanian Specialty Coffee

On February 2, 2021, The Alliance for Coffee Excellence, in partnership with Portland Global Initiatives and the Ngorongoro Coffee Group were pleased to host the 2021 Tanzania Ngorongoro Private Collection Auction. There were a total of 6 producers who offered nearly 40 lots for evaluation from the Ngorongoro region. The Ngorongoro Coffee Group has been producing the Cupping at the Crater since 2012 to encourage the regions farms to communicate and share knowledge and varieties to produce some of the most amazing coffees possible. The group shares knowledge on processing options and has over 18 known varieties in production.

Auction Results

Rank
Score
Farm
lbs
High Bid
Total Value
Company
1
90.31
Acacia Hills Coffee
211.64
$65.00
$13,756.60
Paradise Coffee Roasters (USA), Hulili Coffee (South Korea), Chromatic Coffee (USA), Hatch Coffee (Canada), Urban Coffee Roaster (Hong Kong), The Summer House (Thailand)
2
89.92
Acacia Hills Coffee
553.36
$16.20
$8,964.43
Coffee Libre, EL CAFE Coffee Roasters, Told A Story, Coffee Montage, 304 roasters, Coffee Place, FEBRUARY ROASTERS
3
89.46
Ngila Estate
1175.06
$10.40
$12,220.62
SUPREMO COFFEE
4
89.23
Acacia Hills Coffee
149.91
$20.20
$3,028.18
Orsir Coffee Co., Ltd.
5
89.1
Ngila Estate
1175.06
$10.40
$12,220.62
Cypher Roastery LLC
6
88.42
Acacia Hills Coffee
152.12
$17.20
$2,616.46
Mokka Specialty Coffee
7
88.21
Ngila Estate
57.32
$40.30
$2,310.00
goodboybob coffee
8
87.77
Ngila Estate
302.03
$12.20
$3,684.77
Tashiro Coffee Co., Ltd
9
87.63
Acacia Hills Coffee
1347.02
$7.80
$10,506.76
Pause coffee roaster
10
87.25
Acacia Hills Coffee
465.17
$15.60
$7,256.65
MUSEO Co., Ltd. / liike coffee / Huelgo
11
87.21
Finagro
27.56
$12.60
$347.26
goodboybob coffee
12
87.19
Acacia Hills Coffee
553.36
$7.80
$4,316.21
CARLO GRENCI SRL
13
87.17
Ngila Estate
1175.06
$6.00
$7,050.36
African Coffee Roasters
14
87.15
Acacia Hills Coffee
553.36
$15.00
$8,300.40
Cypher Roastery LLC
15
87.02
Tembo Tembo
1347.02
$3.70
$4,983.97
Brulerie du Quai
16
86.98
Ngila Estate
385.81
$4.00
$1,543.24
Brulerie du Quai
17
86.81
Tembo Tembo
1479.3
$4.20
$6,213.06
Pablo and Rusty’s
18
86.71
Ngila Estate
68.34
$8.00
$546.72
Aroma Coffee Ltd
19
86.6
Ngila Estate
1175.06
$3.50
$4,112.71
Coffee Libre, EL CAFE Coffee Roasters, Told A Story, Coffee Montage, 304 roasters, Coffee Place, FEBRUARY ROASTERS
20
86
Ngila Estate
138.89
$4.20
$583.34
Coffee Libre, EL CAFE Coffee Roasters, Told A Story, Coffee Montage, 304 roasters, Coffee Place, FEBRUARY ROASTERS
21
85.9
Finagro
238.1
$3.50
$833.35
Brulerie du Quai
23
85.67
Finagro
434.31
$4.00
$1,737.24
MUSEO Co., Ltd. / liike coffee
24
85.65
Finagro
88.18
$5.90
$520.26
MUSEO Co., Ltd. / Harucobeans(하루코빈스)
26
85.33
Acacia Hills Coffee
813.5
$3.50
$2,847.25
Brulerie du Quai
Totals:
14066.54
$8.57/lb
$120,500.46

Coffee Selection Process

These coffees were evaluated and scored by our Global Coffee Centers (GCCs) around the world. There were 6 producers who offered nearly 40 lots for evaluation from the Ngorongoro region. 

International Jury Members

Role
Name
Company
Country
Juror
Alex Pond
Alliance for Coffee Excellence
United States
Juror
Darrin Daniel
Alliance for Coffee Excellence
United States
Juror
Carlo Grenci
Caffe Salimbine
Italy
Juror
Lloyd Thom
Campos Coffee
Australia
Juror
Will Young
Campos Coffee
Australia
Juror
Jommalyn Angeles
Cypher Roastery
United Arab Emirates
Observer
Levin C
Cypher Roastery
United Arab Emirates
Juror
Milorad Sekulovic
Cypher Roastery
United Arab Emirates
Juror
Mohamad Merhi
Cypher Roastery
United Arab Emirates
Observer
Sitaram Napit
Cypher Roastery
United Arab Emirates
Observer
Zach Rivera
Cypher Roastery
United Arab Emirates
Observer
Talon Wood
Independent Observer
United States
Juror
Philip Schluter
Olam Specialty Coffee
United Kingdom
Juror
Atin Lee
Orsir Coffee
Taiwan
Juror
Joe Hsu
Orsir Coffee
Taiwan
Juror
Magen (Mei-Chuan) Lee
Orsir Coffee
Taiwan
Juror
PAUL SONGER
Songer & Associates
United States
Juror
Bernd Braune
Supremo Kaffee
Germany
Juror
Denes Rajmond
Supremo Kaffee
Germany
Juror
Jana Eliker
Supremo Kaffee
Germany
Juror
Merouane Chachoua
Supremo Kaffee
Germany
Juror
Raphael Braune
Supremo Kaffee
Germany
Juror
Abdulaziz Almanea
Varietal Specialty Coffee
Saudi Arabia
Juror
Ammar Alnasser
Varietal Specialty Coffee
Saudi Arabia
Juror
Muath Albarrak
Varietal Specialty Coffee
Saudi Arabia

By pinpointing exceptional producers with the Private Collection program, ACE will curate auctions with organizations and farmers who best exemplify ACE’s standards with its Cup of Excellence programming and hopes to expand its reach with these curated auctions. 

To learn more about being on this jury, membership, and access to the Private Collection auctions, please reach out to ACE at [email protected]

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