El Salvador 2020

Cup of Excellence competition: Due to COVID-19 the Cup of Excellence El Salvador competition was completed in the following way with the designated coffees blindly cupped through the following process:

  • Preselection stage:  May 11th – 15th with the 7 National Judges in Santa Tecla, El Salvador with Silvio Leite as head judge guide and Ernesto Velásquez and Manuel Vindel as substitute head judges.
  • National stage:  May 25th – 28th with the 7 National Judges in Santa Tecla, El Salvador with Silvio Leite as head judge guide and Ernesto Velásquez and Manuel Vindel as substitute head judges.
  • International stage:  Completed on different dates with the judges Kentaro Maruyama, Miyoko Watanabe, Mitsunori Shono, Keita Matsumoto, Yunson Lee, Minseon Kim, Lloyd Thom, Adam Matheson, Thomas Pulpan, Synove Neseon, Darrin Daniel, Erin Wang and Alex Pond in their respective labs around the globe.

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 Week 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 69kg hermetic bags.

COE Auction: July 30th
NW Auction: July 27th – August 14th

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Rank
Farm
Score
Weight (lbs)
High Bid
Total Value
Company Name
1a
Divina Providencia
90.31
637.7
$80.10
$51,079.77
Maruyama Coffee, Uchida Coffee, Harrods, Difference Coffee, Cometeer, Goodboybob Coffee
1b
Divina Providencia
90.31
628.32
$60.10
$37,762.03
AL QAHWA AL ARABIAH
2
La Bonita
89.91
911
$30.50
$27,785.50
Kyokuto Fadie Corporation & ARAB COFFEE CO., LTD.
3
Mileydi
89.53
1,020.00
$26.80
$27,336.00
Time’s Club, Coffee Libre, Valley Coffee(China), EL CAFE coffee roasters, Coffee Montage, 304 roasters, Coffee Place, FEBRUARY ROASTERS
4
La Pacaya
89.16
886
$48.60
$43,059.60
Fisher Coffee / M2M Coffee Roasters / 广州犀咖烘焙有限公司 / 啟程拓殖 / 芦田家咖啡研习社 / Captain George Coffee Roaster / Latorre & Dutch Coffee (China)
5
Los Angeles
89.06
1,095.00
$22.50
$24,637.50
Cypher Roastery LLC
6
El Amel
88.81
595
$20.30
$12,078.50
BLACKUP COFFEE COMPANY
7
El Aguila
88.75
888
$17.60
$15,628.80
Campos Coffee
8
La Bendicion 2
88.69
1,578.00
$17.20
$27,141.60
Sarutahiko Coffee Inc.
9
Benasque
88.69
888
$19.10
$16,960.80
M.I.COFFEE CORPORATION
10
Santa Rosa
88.5
542
$19.90
$10,785.80
Kyokuto Fadie Corporation
11
Las Palmas
88.38
949
$14.00
$13,286.00
Bohemian (An-am), ESCUDO Coffee
12
El Derrumbo
88.31
1,224.00
$19.70
$24,112.80
TAKAMURA COFFEE ROASTERS
13
La Campanula
87.88
671
$20.20
$13,554.20
Orsir Coffee(Taiwan)
14
Las Duanas
87.75
400
$23.10
$9,240.00
Sulalat Coffee Trading
15
Noruega
87.75
644
$33.20
$21,380.80
Sulalat Coffee Trading
16
Las Ventanas
87.63
1,663.00
$12.65
$21,036.95
Honu Kato Coffee Inc.
17
Roxanita
87.63
673
$13.10
$8,816.30
COFFEE COUNTY, RIO COFFEE, KARIOMONS COFFEE ROASTER
18
Las Brumas
87.5
990
$14.10
$13,959.00
Wataru & Co., Ltd.
19
El Topacio
87.44
728
$12.70
$9,245.60
Wataru for Nozy Coffee
20
San Andres
87.25
2,046.00
$12.10
$24,756.60
Wataru & Co., Ltd.
21
Don Octavio
87.25
906
$12.20
$11,053.20
Dabov Specialty Coffee & Ascension Coffee Roasters
22
Los Pirineos
87.25
551
$19.80
$10,909.80
Saza Coffee
Totals:
21,114.02lbs
$22.53/lb
$475,607.15
Score
Farm
Weight (lbs)
High Bid
Total Value
High Bidder(s)
86.88
La Laguna
1074
$6.00
$6,444.00
Sarutahiko Coffee Inc.
86.25
Andalucia
988.00
$5.90
$5,829.20
Sarutahiko Coffee Inc.
86.13
La Esperanza
682.00
$12.30
$8,388.60
Sarutahiko Coffee Inc.
85.91
El Ausol
625
$7.50
$4,687.50
Wataru for Nozy Coffee
85.89
La Fany
670
$5.10
$3,417.00
Bokkum Coffee Roasters & GIL-COFFEE
85.81
Don Jaime
1211
$5.20
$6,297.20
HUMMINGBIRD COFFEE LLC
85.59
Malacara Lote A
1,293.00
$5.30
$6,852.90
cafe DAZAC, Eungubiro Roasters, Crema Costa
85.55
Santa Josefina
1083
$5.50
$5,956.50
cafe DAZAC, Eungubiro Roasters, Crema Costa
85.36
Puerto Arturo
799
$5.10
$4,074.90
HUMMINGBIRD COFFEE LLC
85.27
Nueva Granada
690.00
$5.00
$3,450.00
Bokkum Coffee Roasters & GIL-COFFEE
9,115.00
$6.08/lb
$55,397.80
Rank
Farm
Total Value
Commissions
1a
Divina Providencia
$51,079.77
$12,259.78
1b
Divina Providencia
$37,762.03
$8,937.85
2
La Bonita
$27,785.50
$6,217.58
3
Mileydi
$27,336.00
$6,018.00
4
La Pacaya
$43,059.60
$10,056.10
5
Los Angeles
$24,637.50
$5,283.38
6
El Amel
$12,078.50
$2,543.63
7
El Aguila
$15,628.80
$3,196.80
8
La Bendicion 2
$27,141.60
$5,523.00
9
Benasque
$16,960.80
$3,529.80
10
Santa Rosa
$10,785.80
$2,262.85
11
Las Palmas
$13,286.00
$2,562.30
12
El Derrumbo
$24,112.80
$5,049.00
13
La Campanula
$13,554.20
$2,851.75
14
Las Duanas
$9,240.00
$1,990.00
15
Noruega
$21,380.80
$4,830.00
16
Las Ventanas
$21,036.95
$3,928.84
17
Roxanita
$8,816.30
$1,665.68
18
Las Brumas
$13,959.00
$2,697.75
19
El Topacio
$9,245.60
$1,729.00
20
San Andres
$24,756.60
$4,552.35
21
Don Octavio
$11,053.20
$2,038.50
22
Los Pirineos
$10,909.80
$2,286.65
$475,607.15
$102,010.57

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.

*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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