What We Do for Coffee Producers

An ACE Auction

Changes a Farmers Life Forever

Producers Reap Huge
Financial Reward for their Extraordinary Coffees

  • Direct payment from Auction is an economic windfall and leads to greater farm improvements in quality and development. Over the past 20 years, the COE auctions have garnered over $60 million in revenues to thousands of coffee farmers
  • Recognition from buyers after an auction changes a farmer’s life forever and positively affects the entire micro region
  • Buyers visit winners and their neighbors to develop long-term business relationships for greater volume of premium coffee
  • Required transparency to individual farmers and access to the auction levels the economic playing field and allows all farmers regardless of size to benefit.

Infrastructure Development Creates
Longer Term Sustainability for Entire Country

  • Quality Selection, Roasting and Cupping preparation up to Int’l standards
  • Identification of and help solving specific quality issues benefits both producers and buyers, ensuring higher premiums
  • Selection process for the auctions gives farmers- exporters- importers feedback on many unknown coffees and regions- every country has discovered unknown regions.
  • Creates awareness of consumer demands for farmers, countries, and buyers
  • Shared Global Knowledge impacts every coffee-growing country and every coffee company
  • Indirect benefits from the auctions of premium coffees adds millions of additional dollars to their coffee farmers due to quality increased premium trade and quality improvement.