Nicaragua 2018

Cup of Excellence: The winning lots are coffees scoring 86 points and above in each cupping by both the National Jury and the Cup of Excellence International Jury. These coffees have each been cupped a minimum of five different times during the cupping process. The lot size indicates the number of 30kg boxes. Each box contains two 15kg vacuum-packed bags.

National Winners: The National Winner lots are coffees scoring 84-85.99 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 lot size indicates the number of 30kg boxes. Each lot is packed in GrainPro bags.

Rank Size Farm / CWS Farmer / Representative Region Score Variety Processing
1a 7 Finca La Bendicion Luis Alberto Balladares Moncada Nueva Segovia 91.80 Red Pacamara Natural
1b 6 Finca La Bendicion Luis Alberto Balladares Moncada Nueva Segovia 91.80 Red Pacamara Natural
2a 7 Las Promesas de San Blas Gonzalo Adán  Castillo Moreno Nueva Segovia 90.42  Hybrid Honey
2b 7 Las Promesas de San Blas Gonzalo Adán  Castillo Moreno Nueva Segovia 90.42  Hybrid Honey
3a 6 Jesus Mountain Jesus Mountain Coffee Company Nueva Segovia 90.38  Red Pacamara Washed
3b 6 Jesus Mountain Jesus Mountain Coffee Company Nueva Segovia 90.38  Red Pacamara Washed
4a 8 El Cambalache Abner Samuel Zevala Gonzales Nueva Segovia 90.23  Maracaturra Washed
4b 7 El Cambalache Abner Samuel Zevala Gonzales Nueva Segovia 90.23  Maracaturra Washed
5a 6 Finca Un Regalo De Dios Luis Alberto Balladares Moncada Nueva Segovia 90.22  Red Pacamara Honey
5b 6 Finca Un Regalo De Dios Luis Alberto Balladares Moncada Nueva Segovia 90.22  Red Pacamara Honey
6 22 La Virgen Gabriela Hueck Matagalpa 89.55  Hybrid Honey
7 15 El Manantial Gloria Stella Lopez Moreno Nueva Segovia 89.03  Parainema Washed
8 12 El Esfuerzo Ignacio Estrada Burgo Jinotega 88.94  Maracaturra Washed
9 15 La Esperancita Gustavo Adolfo Cerna Flores Matagalpa 88.91  Hybrid Washed
10 15 Los Angeles Heberto De Jesus Rivas Madriz 88.67  Catimor Washed
11 8 San Judas Estate Jorge Luis Ferrey Machado Matagalpa 88.67  Hybrid Natural
12 12 Las Nubes Victor Manuel Robelo Matagalpa 88.59  Red Pacamara Natural
13 14 La Divina Provindencia Misael Sauceda Olivera Nueva Segovia 88.53  Maragogype Washed
14 10 El Recuerdo José Javier Gonzáles Lopez Nueva Segovia 88.53  Catuaí Rojo Washed
15 21 El Recreo Estate Leana José Machado De Ferrey Jinotega 88.44  Parainema Natural
16 15 La Ampliación Guillermo Montenegro Ayestas Nueva Segovia 88.42 Red Caturra Washed
17 15 El Destino Erwin Obel Duartes Garcia Jinotega 88.41  Maracaturra Washed
18 9 La Bastilla Juana Rosa Gutierrez Morales Jinotega 88.38 Red Caturra Washed
19 8 Las Pencas Felix Pedro Siles Gadea Jinotega 88.33 Red Pacamara Washed
20 14 Ojo De Agua Luis Emilio Valladarez Nueva Segovia 88.27  Maracaturra Washed
21 14 Bella Aurora Luis Joaquin Lovo Gutiérrez Nueva Segovia 88.23 Red Caturra Washed
22 14 Las Delicias Eleane Mierisch & Gioconda Padilla Mierisch & Padilla Jinotega 88.13  Java Washed
23 14 Las Morenitas Victor Manuel Robelo Jinotega 88.05 Red Catuaí Natural
24 24 La Rioja Graciela Izayana Perez Bustos Jinotega 88.05  Bourbón Honey
25 15 San Jose Pedro Jose Solis Martinez Jinotega 87.89  Java Honey
26 16 Santa Teresa Jorge Luis  Lagos Calix Nueva Segovia 87.78 Maracaturra Washed
27 13 San Ramon Alfredo Rene Lopez Gomez Nueva Segovia 87.78 Red Caturra Washed
28 15 Santa Prisca Leonel De Jesús Rodríguez Valladarez Nueva Segovia 87.75  Maracaturra Washed
29 13 Los Pirineos Eudoro José Buillém Jarquín Nueva Segovia 87.38  Red Caturra Washed
30 11 Buenos Aires Luis Emilio Valladarez Nueva Segovia 87.38  Java Natural
31 12 La Bendición José Liberato Jarquin Agurcia Nueva Segovia 87.09 Red Caturra Washed
32 15 El Barril Bayardo José Jimenez Rodríguez Nueva Segovia 86.98  Maracaturra Washed
33 16 Buena Esperanza Ramiro Ortiz Gurdian Matagalpa 86.80 Red Pacamara Washed
34 14 Tierra Linda Uriel Antonio  Castellano Paguaga Nueva Segovia 86.70 Red Caturra Washed
35 12 Buena Vista Roger Esaú Herrera Ortez Nueva Segovia 86.69  Maracaturra Washed
Rank Size Farm / CWS Farmer / Representative Region Score Lot # Lot Size High Bid Total Value High Bidder(s)
37 San Ramon Donald Efrain  Roque López Nueva Segovia 85.69  1,216.00  $4.00/lb  $4,864.00  Cafe DAZAC, Coffee Sallim Factory, Juk-dong Cafe D, Crema Costa, Beanstore, Eungubiro Roasters
38 Buena Vista Amada Rosa Ramos Medina Madriz 85.59  973.00  $4.10/lb  $3,989.30  Cafe DAZAC, Coffee Sallim Factory, Juk-dong Cafe D, Crema Costa, Beanstore, Eungubiro Roasters
39 Finca La Virgen Claudia Vanessa  Rivera Chavarria Jinotega 85.09 1,349.00 $4.00/lb $5,396.00  Cafe DAZAC, Coffee Sallim Factory, Juk-dong Cafe D, Crema Costa, Beanstore, Eungubiro Roasters
Name Company
Leyvis Carolina García Vanegas CISA EXPORTADORA, S.A.
Olga Gonzalez CISA EXPORTADORA, S.A.
Olman Uriel Sauceda Chavez Comercializadora El Catador
Fatima Concepcion Lopez Rodriguez COOP. PRODECOOP, R.L.
Ricardo Antonio Castro Espinoza Inrocasa
Alejandro Antonio Alvarado Rayo Exportadora Atlantic, S.A.
Israel Isidro Thomas Propia
Pedro Pablo Pérez Espinoza Propia
Haisell Haslaya Beteta Blandon Inversiones Mierisch, S.A.
Karina Tatiana Gonzalez Varela Exportadora Atlantic, S.A.
Yader Antonio Madriz Orozco Sajonia Estate Coffee S.A
Jose Abraham Pineda Garcia Inversiones Mierisch, S.A.
Nelson Navas Montoya BENCAFE S.A
Eliath Josue Gomez Carcamo PERALTA COFFEES, S.A.
Vanessa Ramirez Granado Sajonia Estate Coffee S.A
Name Country Company
Head Judge
Scott Conary USA COE
Asia
Yasuhide Izaki Japan HoneyCoffee (Izaki Coffee Co. Ltd)
Yunson Lee Korea, Republic of Terarosa (Haksan Co.Ltd)
Young Min Joo Korea, Republic of Gaerock
Kentaro Maruyama Japan Maruyama Coffee Co., Ltd.
Hidekazu Odake Japan Toacoffee co.,Ltd.
Kazuhiro Adachi Japan AdachiCoffee, Inc.
Europe
Vladimir Tkalich Russian Federation Kafema
Thomas Brinkmann Germany Villa Kava – roastfactory
Bram de Hoog Netherlands Expocamo S.A.
Mario Felix Liebold Germany Erste Tegernseer Kaffeeroesterei
Jordan Dabov Bulgaria Dabov Specialty Coffee
North America
Jeffrey Chean United States of America Groundwork Coffee
Oscar Marin United States of America Condaxis Coffee & Tea
Central America
Ricardo Antonio Castro Espinoza Nicaragua Beneficio LasNubes
Haisell Haslaya Beteta Blandon Nicaragua Fincas Mierisch
Karina Tatiana Gonzalez Varela – Nicaragua Atlantic Exportadora
Oceania
Shawn Phua Australia Campos Coffee
Observers
Brian Huh Mexico E-Cafe Chiapas
Philip Hand United States of America Groundwork Coffee
Stefan Papke Germany Villa Kava – roastfactory
Agroalfa
Agrocontrol
Alcaldia Municipal Matagalpa
Asocafemat
Avanz
Banpro
Bencafe S.A.
Beneficio Las Segovias
Beneficio Las Tejas
Benefico Don Will
Bolsagro| UPANIC
BoltCafe
Buenos Aires
BUNN
Cafe Premium Segovia
Canal 48 Matagalpa
Caravela
Cerveceria de Nic. S.A.
Cisa Agro | YARA
Cisa Exportadora
COEX
Conatradec
Disagro
El Recreo State
Embajada de Taiwan
Enlasa
Exportadora Atlantic
EXCAN
FaraCafé
FCStone
FedEx
Fincas Mierisch
Formunica
Fujimaru
Grupo Las Nubes S.A.
Hotel Lomas San Thomas
Lafise
Peralta Coffee S.A.
Ramac
Sajonia S.A.
SNV
UCC
UTZ | Rainforest
LOT # WINNING FARM / CWS LOT SIZE HIGH BID TOTAL VALUE HIGH BIDDER(S)
1a Finca La Bendicion – Finca La Bendicion 7 $31.60/lb $14,288.57 Maruyama Coffee (Japan), Sarutahiko Coffee (Japan), Good Boy Bob Coffee (U.S.A.)
1b Finca La Bendicion – Finca La Bendicion 6 $32.09/lb $12,734.27 Brew92 Cafe & Roastery
2a Las Promesas de San Blas – Gonzalo Adán Castillo Moreno 7 $15.30/lb $7,083.44 Rehm & Co. / Benecke Coffee GmbH & Co.
2b Las Promesas de San Blas – Gonzalo Adán Castillo Moreno 7 $15.30/lb $7,083.44 Time’s Club, Coffee Libre
3a Jesus Mountain – JESUS MOUNTAIN COFFEE COMPANY S.A 6 $10.30/lb $4,087.35 TOA COFFEE Co., Ltd.
3b Jesus Mountain 3b – JESUS MOUNTAIN COFFEE COMPANY S.A 6 $10.20/lb $3,510.53 Campos Coffee
4a El Cambalache – Abner Samuel Zavala Gonzalez 8 $9.60/lb $4,781.09 Kafferostare Per Nordby
4b El Cambalache – Abner Samuel Zavala Gonzalez 7 $10.60/lb $4,907.48 HoneyCoffee (Izaki Coffee Co. Ltd)
5a Un Regalo de Dios – Luis Alberto Balladarez Moncada 6 $15.50/lb $6,150.87 Adachi Coffee, Uchida Coffee, Maruyama Coffee
5b Un Regalo de Dios – Luis Alberto Balladarez Moncada 6 $15.31/lb $6,075.47 Single O
6 La Virgen – Ramacafe (Grupo Hueck Poncon) 22 $7.50/lb $10,650.00 Dabov Specialty Coffee
7 El Manantial – Gloria Stella Lopez Moreno 15 $7.65/lb $7,497.00 Pebble Coffee Co., Ltd.
8 El Esfuerzo – Ignacio Estrada Burgo 12 $9.10/lb $7,222.31 Intelligentsia, George Howell Coffee, Ipsento, Onyx Coffee Lab,  Metric, Cafe Imports
9 La Esperancita – Industrial Ganadera de Nicaragua S.A 15 $7.90/lb $7,512.90 Kafema
10 Los Angeles – Heberto de Jesus Rivas 15 $7.10/lb $6,915.40 Honu Kato Coffee Inc.
11 San Judas Estate – Jorge Luis Ferrey Machado 8 $10.00/lb $5,260.00 Sulalat Coffee Trading
12 Las Nubes – Las Nubes S.A / Victor Robelo 12 $9.10/lb $7,222.31 TOA COFFEE Co., Ltd.
13 La Divina Providencia – Misael Sauceda Olivera 14 $7.50/lb $6,598.73 Caravela Coffee
14 El Recuerdo – El Recuerdo 10 $7.40/lb $4,654.60 Maruyama Coffee, Sunshine State Espresso
15 El Recreo Estate – Leana José Machado De Ferrey 21 $7.30/lb $9,730.90 Latorre and Dutch Coffee & Fisher Coffee
16 La Ampliacion – Guillermo Montenegro Ayestas 15 $6.50/lb $6,090.50 Wataru & Co., Ltd.
17 El Destino – Erwin Obel Duartes Garcia 15 $8.10/lb $7,938.00 Campos Coffee
18 La Bastilla – Cafetalera La Bastilla, S.A. 9 $8.00/lb $4,432.00 Taylors of Harrogate
19 Las Pencas – Felix Pedro Siles Gadea 8 $9.20/lb $4,867.72 Rehm & Co. / Benecke Coffee GmbH & Co.
20 Ojo de Agua – Luis Emilio Valladarez 14 $12.20/lb $11,296.35 Ecom Japan Limited
21 Bella Aurora – Luis Joaquin Lovo Gutiérrez 14 $6.90/lb $6,388.92 Honu Kato Coffee Inc.
22 Las Delicias – Eleane Mierisch & Gioconda Padilla 14 $7.30/lb $6,511.60 Orsir Coffee, TRN(Taiwan Roasters Network)
23 Las Morenitas – Las Morenitas S.A. / Victor Robelo 14 $10.10/lb $8,877.90 Brew92 Cafe & Roastery
24 La Rioja – Graciela Izayana Perez Bustos 24 $5.70/lb $8,880.60 Honu Kato Coffee Inc.
25 San Jose – MIMC S, A 15 $5.90/lb $5,728.90 Wataru & Co., Ltd.
26 Santa Teresa – Jorge Luis Lagos Calix 16 $6.60/lb $6,705.60 Kyokuto Fadie Corporation
27 San Ramon – Alfredo Rene Lopez Gomez 13 $6.80/lb $5,630.40 Nippon Coffee Trading
28 Santa Prisca – Leonel De Jesús Rodríguez Valladarez 15 $6.80/lb $6,746.08 Wataru & Co., Ltd.
29 Los Pirineos – Eudoro José Guillén Jarquín 13 $5.60/lb $4,814.82 Wataru & Co., Ltd.
30 Buenos Aires – Luis Emilio Valladarez 11 $7.90/lb $5,537.90 Wataru & Co., Ltd.
31 La Bendicion – Jose Liberato Jarquin Agurcia 12 $5.90/lb $4,526.48 Honu Kato Coffee Inc.
32 El Barril – Bayardo José Jimenez Rodríguez 15 $6.60/lb $6,547.66 Caravela Coffee
33 Buena Esperanza – Agricola Rajuanse S.A 16 $5.50/lb $5,820.16 Wataru & Co., Ltd.
34 Tierra Linda – Uriel Antonio Castellano Paguaga 14 $6.20/lb $5,704.00 Kaffebrenneriet As
35 Buena Vista – Roger Esaú Herrera Ortez 12 $7.10/lb $5,232.70 Kyokuto Fadie Corporation
Stats: 489 $8.62/lb $272,244.95
LOT # WINNING FARM / CWS TOTAL VALUE
AUCTION COMMISSION
1a Finca La Bendicion – Finca La Bendicion 14288.57 3,210.41
1b Finca La Bendicion – Finca La Bendicion 12734.27 2,866.10
2a Las Promesas de San Blas – Gonzalo Adán Castillo Moreno 7083.44 1,400.48
2b Las Promesas de San Blas – Gonzalo Adán Castillo Moreno 7083.44 1,400.48
3a Jesus Mountain – JESUS MOUNTAIN COFFEE COMPANY S.A 4087.35 704.37
3b Jesus Mountain 3b – JESUS MOUNTAIN COFFEE COMPANY S.A 3510.53 602.3
4a El Cambalache – Abner Samuel Zavala Gonzalez 4781.09 806.81
4b El Cambalache – Abner Samuel Zavala Gonzalez 4907.48 856.49
5a Un Regalo de Dios – Luis Alberto Balladarez Moncada 6150.87 1,220.25
5b Un Regalo de Dios – Luis Alberto Balladarez Moncada 6075.47 1,201.40
6 La Virgen – Ramacafe (Grupo Hueck Poncon) 10650 1,704.00
7 El Manantial – Gloria Stella Lopez Moreno 7497 1205.4
8 El Esfuerzo – Ignacio Estrada Burgo 7222.31 1,206.36
9 La Esperancita – Industrial Ganadera de Nicaragua S.A 7512.9 1,217.28
10 Los Angeles – Heberto de Jesus Rivas 6915.4 1,090.88
11 San Judas Estate – Jorge Luis Ferrey Machado 5260 894.2
12 Las Nubes – Las Nubes S.A / Victor Robelo 7222.31 1,206.36
13 La Divina Providencia – Misael Sauceda Olivera 6598.73 1,055.80
14 El Recuerdo – El Recuerdo 4654.6 742.22
15 El Recreo Estate – Leana José Machado De Ferrey 9730.9 1,546.28
16 La Ampliacion – Guillermo Montenegro Ayestas 6090.5 937
17 El Destino – Erwin Obel Duartes Garcia 7938 1,293.60
18 La Bastilla – Cafetalera La Bastilla, S.A. 4432 720.2
19 Las Pencas – Felix Pedro Siles Gadea 4867.72 814.81
20 Ojo de Agua – Luis Emilio Valladarez 11296.35 2,083.34
21 Bella Aurora – Luis Joaquin Lovo Gutiérrez 6388.92 1,000.00
22 Las Delicias – Eleane Mierisch & Gioconda Padilla 6511.6 1,034.72
23 Las Morenitas – Las Morenitas S.A. / Victor Robelo 8877.9 1,516.28
24 La Rioja – Graciela Izayana Perez Bustos 8880.6 1332.09
25 San Jose – MIMC S, A 5728.9 859.34
26 Santa Teresa – Jorge Luis Lagos Calix 6705.6 1,036.32
27 San Ramon – Alfredo Rene Lopez Gomez 5630.4 877.68
28 Santa Prisca – Leonel De Jesús Rodríguez Valladarez 6746.08 1,051.59
29 Los Pirineos – Eudoro José Guillén Jarquín 4814.82 722.22
30 Buenos Aires – Luis Emilio Valladarez 5537.9 897.28
31 La Bendicion – Jose Liberato Jarquin Agurcia 4526.48 678.97
32 El Barril – Bayardo José Jimenez Rodríguez 6547.66 1011.91
33 Buena Esperanza – Agricola Rajuanse S.A 5820.16 873.02
34 Tierra Linda – Uriel Antonio Castellano Paguaga 5704 864.8
35 Buena Vista – Roger Esaú Herrera Ortez 5232.7 825.44
Stats: 272,244.95 46,568.48
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