Costa Rica 2022

Cup of Excellence: The winning lots are the top 30 coffees that scored above an 87 by the Cup of Excellence International Jury. These coffees have each been cupped a minimum of five different times during the cupping process. The coffee is packaged in 30kg boxes containing two 15kg vacuum-packed bags.

National Winners: The National Winner lots are coffees scoring 85+ points during the International Phase by the Cup of Excellence National Jury and International Jury. These coffees have each been cupped a minimum of five different times during the cupping process.

COE Auction: August 11th
NW Auction: August 1st – August 15th

RANK
SCORE
FARM
FARMER
REGION
WEIGHT (kg)
VARIETY
PROCESS
1a
91.08
Luis Ricardo Calderón Madrigal
Los Santos
150
Gesha
Honey
1b
91.08
Luis Ricardo Calderón Madrigal
Los Santos
135
Gesha
Honey
2a
90.06
Johel Monge Naranjo
Los Santos
300
Gesha
Honey
2b
90.06
Johel Monge Naranjo
Los Santos
285
Gesha
Honey
3a
90
John Alvarado Abarca
Perez Zeledon
240
Milenium
Anaeróbico
3b
90
John Alvarado Abarca
Perez Zeledon
240
Milenium
Anaeróbico
4
89.78
Fernando Castro Jimenez
Valle Central
345
Gesha
Anaeróbico
5
89.61
Luis Alberto Monge Ureña
Los Santos
345
Kenia
Honey
6
89.28
Jacob Montero Cordero
Los Santos
210
Gesha
Natural
7
89.22
Juan Diego Hidalgo Umaña
Los Santos
420
Gesha
Washed
8
89.22
ROGER UREÑA HIDALGO
Los Santos
420
Gesha
Natural
9
88.75
Alexis Aguilera González.
Valle Occidental
495
Gesha
Honey
10
88.53
ROGER UREÑA HIDALGO
Los Santos
480
Gesha
Washed
11
88.07
Servicios Cori S.A.
Valle Central
345
SL-28 (Kenia)
Washed
12
88
Oscar Adolfo Monge Ureña
Los Santos
330
Gesha
Honey
13
87.82
HEARTY COFFEE S.A
Valle Occidental
480
Kenia/San Roque
Washed
14
87.76
Fernando Castro Jimenez
Valle Occidental
345
Gesha
Anaeróbico
15
87.75
ALLAN OVIEDO RODRIGUEZ
Valle Occidental
480
Kenia/San Roque
Washed
16
87.74
Luis Roberto Mata Naranjo
Los Santos
450
Gesha
Honey
17
87.71
Jhonny Alvarado Fonseca
Perez Zeledon
480
Catuai
Anaeróbico
18
87.41
San Cristóbal del Llano
Valle Occidental
330
Milenium
Natural
19
87.38
Alejo Castro Kahle
Valle Central
345
San Roque
Anaeróbico
20
87.24
Jiménez y Padilla
Valle Occidental
540
San Roque
Honey
21
87.21
Marlen Barrantes Zuñiga
Valle Occidental
480
San Roque
Natural
22
87.09
Héctor Bonilla Cruz
Los Santos
435
Gesha
Honey
Rank
Farm
Score
Weight (lbs)
High Bid
Total Value
Company Name
1a
91.08
330.69
$138.60
$45,833.63
Coffee Me Up (Korea), Coffee Therapy (Thailand), Cuppingpost, COFFEE FINDER, TXT Coffee(.txt), BARISTATUS⁣
1b
91.08
297.62
$140.10
$41,696.56
Fisher coffee 啡舍 /青岛李想珈 /东方国际商业(集团)有限公司/CoffeeBuff/SHANGHAI CARMO TRADING CO. ,LTD(珈露梦咖啡). 上海日常想喝咖啡有限公司 Shanghai Daily Common Coffee Co., LTD. June’s Garden Coffee 六月花园咖啡
2a
90.06
661.39
$61.50
$40,675.49
AROMA GROUP
2b
90.06
628.32
$61.10
$38,390.35
Fisher coffee 啡舍 /青岛李想珈 /东方国际商业(集团)有限公司/CoffeeBuff/SHANGHAI CARMO TRADING CO. ,LTD(珈露梦咖啡)/ Olympia Graeco Egyptian Coffee (OGECoffee) /Raku Coffee Roaster. 上海日常想喝咖啡有限公司 Shanghai Daily Common Coffee Co., LTD. AOKKA. 
3a
90.00
529.11
$43.20
$22,857.55
SARUTAHIKO COFFEE
3b
90.00
529.11
$43.00
$22,751.73
AROMA GROUP
4
89.78
760.6
$66.00
$50,199.60
Black Gold Coffee
5
89.61
760.6
$61.50
$46,776.90
Blue Bottle Coffee
6
89.28
462.97
$85.50
$39,583.94
Sulalat Coffee Trading
7
89.22
925.94
$22.70
$21,018.84
Hangzhou Superbeans Import
8
89.22
925.94
$40.10
$37,130.19
意可坊咖啡 for 领地 La Finca/ 芦田家中岛英男/ Fisher Coffee/ 咖乐乐KOLAKOLA COFFEE
9
88.75
1091.29
$22.00
$24,008.38
Foosung HDS, AROUND COFFEE(YJ), Coffee Cherry, KINGKONGDRIP & COLLIDE COFFEE, LaB Coffee & Rosters, D:MINE COFFEE ROASTERS
10
88.53
1058.22
$20.00
$21,164.40
意可坊咖啡 for 芦田家中岛英男/ GozoCafe/ Fisher Coffee/ Global Beans Co., Ltd/ Green Bean Intertrade/ 咖乐乐KOLAKOLA COFFEE
11
88.07
760.6
$17.50
$13,310.50
Foosung HDS, AROUND COFFEE(YJ), Coffee Cherry, KINGKONGDRIP & COLLIDE COFFEE, LaB Coffee & Rosters, D:MINE COFFEE ROASTERS
12
88.00
727.53
$20.20
$14,696.11
NOZY COFFEE
13
87.82
1058.22
$17.50
$18,518.85
MUSEO Co., Ltd. // Cygnus Coffee // huelgo // liike coffee
14
87.76
760.6
$40.10
$30,500.06
Sulalat Coffee Trading
15
87.75
1058.22
$17.20
$18,201.38
Wataru & Co., Ltd.
16
87.74
992.08
$30.10
$29,861.61
elbgold Röstkaffee GmbH
17
87.71
1058.22
$16.00
$16,931.52
SARUTAHIKO COFFEE
18
87.41
727.53
$23.00
$16,733.19
Wataru & Co., Ltd.
19
87.38
760.6
$16.00
$12,169.60
TIMESCULB
20
87.24
1190.5
$15.90
$18,928.95
honu加藤珈琲店株式会社
21
87.21
1058.22
$16.10
$17,037.34
Kyokuto Fadie Corporation
22
87.09
959.01
$16.60
$15,919.57
TAKAMURA COFFEE ROASTERS, DEAR ROAST, IMOM COFFEE ROASTERS, Q.O.L. COFFEE,OBROS COFFEE by MARUKAI
Totals:
20073.13
$33.62/lb
$674,888.29
Score
Farm
Farmer
Weight (kg)
Region
Process
Variety
86.82
Manuel Antonio Barrantes Zuñiga
346.72
Valle Occidental
Natural
San Roque
86.76
Edgar Felipe Aguilera Gonzalez
484.4
Valle Occidental
Anaeróbico
San Roque
86.71
Wilfrido Acuña Valverde
483.4
Perez Zeledon
Natural
Villa Sarchí
86.62
Manuel Antonio Barrantes Zuñiga
346.72
Valle Occidental
Natural
San Roque
86.56
Erasmo Aguilera Gonzalez
485.4
Valle Occidental
Anaeróbico
San Roque
86.29
Servicios Cori S.A.
345.32
Valle Central
Natural
San Roque
86.18
Fantasia De Geisha Cr Sociedad Anonima
276.5
Los Santos
Natural
Gesha
85.71
Cesar Manuel Lopez Barrantes
485.56
Valle Occidental
Natural
San Roque
85.68
Marlene Mayela Brenes Morera
484.45
Valle Occidental
Honey
Typica
85.32
Ana Felicia Barrantes Zuñiga
556
Valle Occidental
Washed
San Roque
Lot
# Bids
Bid ($/lb)
Weight (lbs)
Total Value
Winner
1 Leoncio
3.00
4.30
762.78
3,279.95
Saerin co.,Ltd(MGPG)
2 Finca Edgar
1.00
4.10
1,065.68
4,369.29
Orsir International Co., Ltd.
3 Aromas del Chiripó
1.00
4.00
1,063.48
4,253.92
Bokkum & Gil coffee Roasters,
Comansa,
Oraund Coffee
4 La Torre
3.00
4.20
762.78
3,203.68
caffeinelab
5 Finca Licho
1.00
4.10
1,067.88
4,378.31
DONGJIN TRADING COMPANY
6 Aguila De Finca Carrizal
1.00
4.00
759.70
3,038.80
Orsir International Co., Ltd.
7 Finca Altavista
15.00
7.00
608.30
4,258.10
Hatch Coffee Roasters
8 La Planada
1.00
4.00
1,068.23
4,272.92
DONGJIN TRADING COMPANY
9 Fidel
1.00
4.00
1,065.79
4,263.16
Wataru & Co., Ltd.
10 Flor de Cafe
1.00
4.00
1,223.20
4,892.80
Bokkum & Gil coffee Roasters,
Comansa,
Oraund Coffee
Total
9,447.82
40,210.93
Role Name Company Country
ACE Head Judge
Ronny Gamez
International Jury
Jamie Djambazov Campos Coffee Australia
International Jury
Lloyd Thom Campos Coffee Australia
International Jury
Hannah Aritniwe Cypher Roastery
United Arab Emirates
International Jury
Jommalyn Angeles Cypher Roastery
United Arab Emirates
International Jury
Levin Paul Partosa Cypher Roastery
United Arab Emirates
International Jury
Milorad Sekulovic Cypher Roastery
United Arab Emirates
International Jury
Sitaram Napit Cypher Roastery
United Arab Emirates
International Jury
Harry Lo Knockbox Coffee Company Hong Kong
International Jury
Patrick Tam Knockbox Coffee Company Hong Kong
International Jury
Charles Fleer La Boheme Cafe s.r.o.
Czech Republic
International Jury
Jakub Hartl La Boheme Cafe s.r.o.
Czech Republic
International Jury
Miyoko Watanabe Maruyama Coffee Co., Ltd. Japan
International Jury
Wakana Kimura Maruyama Coffee Co., Ltd. Japan
International Jury
 Krude Lin TCL & Haru Taiwan
International Jury
Anderson Wong TCL & Haru Taiwan
International Jury
Eleanor Wu TCL & Haru Taiwan
International Jury
Min-Kai Chan TCL & Haru Taiwan
International Jury
Leonel Seo Costa Rica
International Jury
Lucas Badilla Costa Rica
Name
Company
Kattia Morales
Grupo Agroindustrial Numar
Lucas Badilla
Marespi
Erasmo Arrieta
La Ciencia del Sabor
Federico Rojas
Independiente
Adrián Ramírez
Independiente
Leonel Seo
J&B Café Internacional
Pablo Araya
Beneficio La Eva
Esdras Vega
ICAFE
Dennis Serrano
ICAFE

The Organizing Country Commissions is the commission that goes to the in country partner host organization to pay for operational expenses of hosting the event.

Rank
Farmer
Total Value
Commissions
1a
Luis Ricardo Calderón Madrigal
$45,833.63
$11,193.86
1b
Luis Ricardo Calderón Madrigal
$41,696.56
$10,186.04
2a
Johel Monge Naranjo
$40,675.49
$9,639.76
2b
Johel Monge Naranjo
$38,390.35
$9,094.93
3a
John Alvarado Abarca
$22,857.55
$5,291.10
3b
John Alvarado Abarca
$22,751.73
$5,264.64
4
Fernando Castro Jimenez
$50,199.60
$11,941.42
5
Luis Alberto Monge Ureña
$46,776.90
$11,085.75
6
Jacob Montero Cordero
$39,583.94
$9,525.61
7
Juan Diego Hidalgo Umaña
$21,018.84
$4,513.96
8
ROGER UREÑA HIDALGO
$37,130.19
$8,541.80
9
Alexis Aguilera González.
$24,008.38
$5,129.06
10
ROGER UREÑA HIDALGO
$21,164.40
$4,444.52
11
Servicios Cori S.A.
$13,310.50
$2,719.15
12
Oscar Adolfo Monge Ureña
$14,696.11
$3,092.00
13
HEARTY COFFEE S.A
$18,518.85
$3,783.14
14
Fernando Castro Jimenez
$30,500.06
$7,016.54
15
ALLAN OVIEDO RODRIGUEZ
$18,201.38
$3,703.77
16
Luis Roberto Mata Naranjo
$29,861.61
$6,671.74
17
Jhonny Alvarado Fonseca
$16,931.52
$3,386.30
18
San Cristóbal del Llano
$16,733.19
$3,601.27
19
Alejo Castro Kahle
$12,169.60
$2,433.92
20
Jiménez y Padilla
$18,921.00
$3,778.25
21
Marlen Barrantes Zuñiga
$17,037.34
$3,412.76
22
Héctor Bonilla Cruz
$15,919.57
$3,212.68
Totals:
$674,888.29
$152,663.97

Sponsors:

  • ICAFE
  • Yara Costa Rica
  • Grupo Financiero BCT
  • J&B Café International
  • The Coffee Source
  • COFFEE EXPERTS
  • PANAMERICAN COFFEE TRADING
  • SMS Specialty Coffee
  • Exclusive Coffees
  • Oxcart Coffees
  • Grainpro Costa Rica

Supporters:

  • Faciteck
  • Coopronaranjo R.L
  • Coopevictoria R.L
  • ECOTACT
  • Black Gold
  • Plastico Tico
  • CORICAFE

*The winning coffees have been selected and scored in blind cuppings. The winning farm and the specific coffee lot information is submitted by each farmer and is not known to the public until the awards ceremony.  ACE assumes the farm information is correct and up to date but is not responsible should some information change before or after the auction.   Bidders should assess the value of each coffee based on quality in the cup and its appropriateness for their company. Farm information is for educational purposes only but can be used to help sell the winning coffees.

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