El Salvador 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: July 21st
NW Auction: July 18th – 29th

RANK
SCORE
FARM
FARMER
REGION
WEIGHT (kg)
VARIETY
PROCESS
1a
91.82
El Conacaste
Choucri, S.A. De C.V.
Alotepec-Metapan
Gesha
Natural
1b
91.82
El Conacaste
Choucri, S.A. De C.V.
Alotepec-Metapan
Gesha
Natural
2a
90.36
Santa Rosa
J.Raul Rivera, S.A. De C.V.
Alotepec-Metapan
Pacamara
Natural Honey
2b
90.36
Santa Rosa
J.Raul Rivera, S.A. De C.V.
Alotepec-Metapan
Pacamara
Natural Honey
3a
90.23
Cueva De La Olla
Jose Efrain Landaverde Flores
Alotepec-Metapan
Pacamara & Pacas
Washed
3b
90.23
Cueva De La Olla
Jose Efrain Landaverde Flores
Alotepec-Metapan
Pacamara & Pacas
Washed
4
90.07
La Pacaya
Mav, S.A. De C.V.
Apaneca-Ilamatepec
Gesha
Natural
5
89.95
Benasque
Exportadora Agricola Comercial, S.A. De C.V.
Tecapa Chinameca
Kenya
Natural
6
89.63
Peña Redonda
Carlos Mauricio Lemus Landaverde
Alotepec-Metapan
Pacamara
Honey
7
89.48
La Esperanza
Inversiones Santonano, S.A. De C.V.
Apaneca-Ilamatepec
Bernardina
Natural Anaerobico
8
89.13
Don Jaime
Jaime Ricardo Guevara Chavez
Alotepec-Metapan
Gesha
Natural
9
88.79
Las Duanas
J.Raul Rivera, S.A. De C.V.
Alotepec-Metapan
Pacamara
Natural
10
88.68
La Libertad
Petronilo Antonio Caceres Salguero
Apaneca-Ilamatepec
Bourbon & Kenya
Natural
11
88.57
Santa Juana
Pacvil S. A. De C.V.
Apaneca-Ilamatepec
Bernardina
Natural
12
88.48
La Laguna
Gonzalo Antonio Ticas Reyes
Alotepec-Metapan
Pacamara
Natural
13
88.46
Finca The Sugar Maples
Roxana Yamileth Zelaya Guardado
Alotepec-Metapan
Pacamara
Natural
14
88.43
Nejapa
Gloria Mercedes Rodriguez Fontan
Apaneca-Ilamatepec
Elefante
Natural
15
88.34
Los Morales
Henri Milton Morales Umaña
Alotepec-Metapan
Pacamara
Natural Anaerobico
16
88.27
Santa Fe
Edith Aracely Rodriguez De Pineda
Alotepec-Metapan
Pacamara
Washed
17
88.23
El Mirador
Zapotal, Sociedad Anonima De Capital Variable.
Apaneca-Ilamatepec
Gesha
Washed
18
88.21
La Montañita
Antonio Aguilar Lemus
Alotepec-Metapan
Pacamara
Natural
19
88.21
Las Ventanas
Elisa Beatriz Aguilar Landaverde
Alotepec-Metapan
Pacamara
Natural
20
88.13
Helvetia
Carmen Elena Calderon Sol De Escalon
Apaneca-Ilamatepec
Bourbon
Natural
21
88.09
Los Milagros
Serafin Escobar
Apaneca-Ilamatepec
Pacas & Pacamara
Washed
22
87.98
La Reforma
El Borbollon, S.A. De C.V.
Apaneca-Ilamatepec
Kenya Sl28
Natural
23
87.89
Las Brumas
Juan Jose Ernesto Menendez Arguello
Apaneca-Ilamatepec
Gesha
Natural
24
87.89
Nombre De Dios
Maria Elena Dominguez De Botto
Alotepec-Metapan
Bourbon & Pacas
Natural
25
87.86
Finca El Pezote
Hugo Alfonso Pineda Rodriguez
Alotepec-Metapan
Pacamara
Washed
26
87.61
San Andres
Jose Alfredo Recinos Diaz
Alotepec-Metapan
Pacamara
Natural
27
87.45
Siberia
Rafael Enrique Silva Hoff
Apaneca-Ilamatepec
Sl 34
Natural Anaerobico
Score
Farm
Farmer
Weight (kg)
Region
Process
Variety
86.89
La Pedrera
Jaime Ricardo Guevara Chavez
Alotepec-Metapan
Natural
Pacas
86.68
Las Duanas
Enrique Mena Gutierrez
Alotepec-Metapan
Washed
Pacamara
86.68
Colombia
Rafael Gerardo Caceres Chavez
Apaneca-Ilamatepec
Natural
Gesha
86.34
El Derrumbo
Vicente Rafael Diaz Vasquez
Alotepec-Metapan
Washed
Pacamara
Role Name Company Country
ACE Head Judge Scott Conay
ACE Rep Gary Urrutia ACE Honduras
International Jury
Mars Ng 19 grams Germany
International Jury
Daniel Contreras Consejo Salvadoreño del Café El Salvador
International Jury
Rocio Perez Consejo Salvadoreño del Café El Salvador
International Jury
Peter Jones Idle Hands Roasting Company USA
International Jury
Charles Fleer La Boheme Czech Republic
International Jury
Ava Seonmyeong Lee Mayforest Inc. South Korea
International Jury
Nolan Hirte Proud Mary Coffee USA
International Jury
Tasos Kodellas Roasters Kolektiva Greece
International Jury
Ryan Noh Ryans Coffee Roasters South Korea
International Jury
Hajime Konno Saza Coffee Japan
International Jury
Shuntarou Ishihara Saza Coffee Japan
International Jury
Nara Byun SNOW BEANS COFFEE Japan
International Jury
Minseon Kim Terarosa (Haksan Co.Ltd) South Korea
International Jury
Yu Murakoshi Wataru & Co., Ltd. Japan
International Jury
Nan Yan YN Coffee USA
Observer Ingrid Aas kaffebrenneriet Norway
Observer Michael Rice Mad Priest Coffee Roasters USA
Observer Tom Janssen OR Coffee Belgium
Observer Jina Min Terarosa South Korea
Name
Company
Francis Rafael López Rivas
Soc. Coop. Cuzcachapa de R.L.
David Enrique Rivera Cartagena
Borgonovo Pohl
Rafael Antonio Díaz Santos
J. Raúl Rivera
Andreas Girón
Highland Coffee
Julio Aguirre
Optimum Coffee
Marjorie Canjura
Independiente
Andrea Trigueros
Marcante
Manuel Vindel
Consejo Salvadoreño del Café
Karla María Boza Carbonell
Finca San Antonio
Daniel Contreras
Exportadora Pacas Martínez
Rocío del Carmen Pérez Castellón
UNEX
William Rafael Castillo Renderos
Consejo Salvadoreño del Café
Gabriela Flores
Belco

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.

Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo (BID) a través del Programa de Fortalecimiento de la Resiliencia Climática de los Bosques Cafetaleros en El Salvador
Agencia Italiana de Cooperación al desarrollo
Corporación Salvadoreña de Turismo (CORSATUR)
Embajada de la República Popular China en El Salvador
Banco de Fomento Agropecuario BFA
Banco Hipotecario BH
DIAGRI
Elemental
Grupo Radio Stereo
Suministros de Café
Sociedad Cooperativa de Cafetaleros Los Ausoles de R.L.
Ecominerales D´Naturals
Café La Casona
Grupo Fértica
BAYER
Catholic Releif Services (CRS)
Fondo de Inversión Ambiéntal de El Salvador (FIAES)

*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.

Contact Us

Thank you for your inquiry. We will do our best to respond to you within 24 hours.

Select Language