TANZANIAN SPECIALTY COFFEE

Private Collection Auction with

NGORONGORO COFFEE GROUP

The Alliance for Coffee Excellence, in partnership with Portland Global Initiatives and the Ngorongoro Coffee Group is pleased to host the 2022 Tanzania Ngorongoro Private Collection Auction. 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.

This auction took place on March 29, 2022.

Auction Results

Rank
Score
Farmer
VARIETY
PROCESS
Weight (lbs)
High Bid
Total Value
Company
1
88.22
Finagro Plantantions
N39 Bourbon
Carbonic
661.39
$7.00
$4,629.73
Pebble Coffee Co., Ltd.
2
88.09
Acacia Hills Coffee
Gesha
Honey
337.31
$9.56
$3,224.68
Orsir Coffee Co., Ltd.
3
87.88
Acacia Hills Coffee
Gesha
Washed
661.39
$11.23
$7,427.41
Campos Coffee
4
87.65
Acacia Hills Coffee
Gesha
Washed
661.39
$6.40
$4,232.90
Pebble Coffee Co., Ltd.
5
87.6
Finagro Plantantions
N39 Bourbon
Carbonic
416.67
$5.00
$2,083.35
Bokkum & GIL coffee Roasters
6
87.46
Acacia Hills Coffee
Pacamala & Gesha
Washed
145.5
$5.00
$727.50
SUPREMO COFFEE
7
87.44
Acacia Hills Coffee
Pacamala & Gesha
Honey
654.77
$5.00
$3,273.85
SUPREMO COFFEE
8
87.35
Ngila Estate
Kent
Natural
460.77
$6.00
$2,764.62
Bokkum & GIL coffee Roasters
9
87.35
Finagro Plantantions
Kent
Carbonic
70.55
$5.00
$352.75
Bokkum & GIL coffee Roasters
10
87.21
Edelweiss Estates
Blue Mountain & N39 Bourbon
Carbonic
434.31
$6.00
$2,605.86
Pebble Coffee Co., Ltd.
11
86.75
Acacia Hills Coffee
Pacamara
Washed
661.39
$4.00
$2,645.56
Bokkum & GIL coffee Roasters
12
86.72
Acacia Hills Coffee
Gesha
Washed
279.99
$6.08
$1,702.34
Knockbox Coffee
13
86.69
Finagro Plantantions
Typica & SL28
Washed
661.39
$4.00
$2,645.56
Pebble Coffee Co., Ltd.
14
86.63
Edelweiss Estates
Kent
Washed
216.05
$4.00
$864.20
Bokkum & GIL coffee Roasters
15
86.5
Finagro Plantantions
Kent & Bourbon
Carbonic
661.39
$4.00
$2,645.56
Blooms Ltd
16
86.5
Acacia Hills Coffee
Pacamara
Honey
167.55
$4.00
$670.20
SUPREMO COFFEE
17
86.12
Ngila Estate
Kent
Honey
132.27
$4.00
$529.08
Robert Kao & Company, LTD
18
86.06
Edelweiss Estates
Typica & SL28
Washed
518.09
$4.00
$2,072.36
SUPREMO COFFEE
19
85.72
Edelweiss Estates
Typica & SL28
Washed
401.24
$4.00
$1,604.96
SUPREMO COFFEE
20
85.47
Ngila Estate
Ndege
Washed
189.6
$4.00
$758.40
Aroma Coffee Ltd
Totals:
8393.01
$5.65/lb
$47,460.87

GCC Judges

These coffees are scored and evaluated by our Global Coffee Centers (GCC). You can learn more about GCCs here.

Judge
Company
Miguel Meza
Paradise Roasters
Max Maemori
Paradise Roasters
Juli Burden
Paradise Roasters
Joe Hsu
Orsir Coffee
Atin Lee
Orsir Coffee
Aidan Delaney
Chromatic Coffee
Aaron Coleman
Chromatic Coffee
Hiver van Geenhoven
Chromatic Coffee
Michael Montante
Chromatic Coffee
Milorad Sekulovic
Cypher Roastery
Jommalyn Angeles
Cypher Roastery
Levin Paul Partosa
Cypher Roastery
Adam Matheson
Campos Coffee
Lloyd Thom
Campos Coffee
Jeff Chean
Groundwork Coffee
Philp Hand
Groundwork Coffee
Charles Fleer
La Boheme Cafe s.r.o.
Jakub Hartl
La Boheme Cafe s.r.o.
Peter Ebdrup.
 Coffee Collective
 Søren Sylvest
COOP Danmark

Bidding Times

The online auction will be on at March 29, 2022. The opening times for around the world are listed below.

  • 6:00 am PDT Los Angeles, USA
  • 9:00 am EDT New York, USA
  • 14:00 pm BST London, United Kingdom
  • 15:00 pm CEST Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • 16:00 pm MSK Moscow, Russia
  • 17:00 pm GST Dubai, United Arab Emirates
  • 21:00 pm HKT Hong Kong, Hong Kong
  • 22:00 pm JST Tokyo, Japan
  • 00:00 am AEDT Sydney, Australia

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. 

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