Rwanda 2008

The winning lots are coffees scoring 85 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.

Rank Size Farm / CWS Farmer / Representative Region Score
1 22 Buremera Mig Uwimana Rose Huye, South 92.07
2 18 Fakco-Rulindo Nsengumuremyi Jean Rulindo, North 90.84
3 20 Buremera Mig Nzirorera Lanouard Huye, South 89.41
4 16 Sdl Minazi Abakundakawa Ribarimana Jean Baptiste Gakenke, North 89.07
5 17 SDL Muyongwe Hagumagutuma Gakenke, North 89.00
6 19 Kabuye/Maraba Ii/Abahuza Dusangiyumwami Pascal Huye, South 88.95
7 18 Bufcoffee Remera Gakwaya Fillipe Nyamagabe, South 88.36
8 15 Coopac Kabirizi Mvunabandi Bernard Rubavu, Western 88.07
9 21 Buremera Mig Nzirorera Lanouard Huye, South 87.98
10 20 Horizon Nyamyumba Siborurema Joseph Rubavu, Western 87.09
11 19 Bufcoffee Nyarusiza Munyandainda Deo Nyamagabe, South 86.98
12 15 Coopac Nyamwenda Munyakazi Anastase Rubavu, Western 86.26
13 20 Horizon Nyamyumba Maniraguha Daniel Rubavu, Western 86.19
14 18 SDL Musasa Coffee Hakizimana Andre Gakenke, North 85.90
15 16 Nyabumera Coop-Abaryoshyakawa Hategika Francois Nyamasheke, Western 85.90
16 17 Murera Mig Nkurunziza Eugene Huye, South 85.86
17 19 Horizon Mushonyi Twizerimana Ismael Rutsiro, Western 85.76
18 18 Bufcoffee Nyarusiza Nkundiye Innocent Nyamagabe, South 85.55
19 15 Sovu/Maraba III/Abahuzamugambi Nyilimana Bernard Huye, South 85.38
20 22 Kabuye/Maraba Ii/Abahuza Bitwayiki Vincent Huye, South 85.17
21 16 SDMLJ Kajuga Tenedole Rusizi, Western 84.83
22 16 Mig Kibumbwe Mihigo Patrice Nyamagabe, South 84.74
23 18 Bufcoffee Nyarusiza Ruhirwa Pascal Nyamagabe, South 84.50
24 16 Coopac Kirorero Nayikoziki Felecien Rubavu, Western 84.48
Name Country Company
Head Judge
Paul Songer USA ACE
Asia
Shinji Sekine Japan Wataru
Yoshimi Ito Japan Itoya Coffee Co., Ltd.
Yuko Yamada Itoi Japan Times Club
Joe Hsu Taiwan Osir Coffee
Kentaro Maruyama Japan Maruyama Coffee
Europe
Filip Akerblom Denmark Brasett
Gerard Meauxsoone France MEO
Dick de Kock Netherlands The Coffee Company
Andreas Hertzberg Norway Solberg & Hansen
Robert Thoreson Norway Kaffa A/S Oslo
Flori Marin UK Mercanta The Coffee Hunters
Jermey Torz UK Union Hand Roasted
Steven Leighton UK Has Bean
North America
Aleco Chigounis USA Stumptown Coffee
Bruce Mullins USA Coffee Bean International
Chris Thorns USA Allegro Coffee
Geoff Watts USA Intelligentsia
George Howell USA Terroir Coffee
Lindsey Bolger USA Green Mountain Coffee
Simon Thompson USA Cravens Coffee
Tom Owen USA Sweet Maria’s
Central America
Eduardo Ambrocio Guatemala ANACAFE
National Cuppers
Regina Niyonsaba Rwanda
Claire Kampeta Rwanda
Lot # Winning Farm / CWS Lot Size High Bid Total Value High Bidder(s)
1 Buremera Mig 22 $18.00/lb $52,381.83 Solberg & Hansen AS
2 Fakco-Rulindo 18 $16.05/lb $38,214.93 Maruyama Coffee for Mikatajuku Group, Itoya Coffee, Orsir Coffee
3 Buremera Mig 20 $8.02/lb $21,217.29 Mercanta – The Coffee Hunters for Origin Coffee Roasting Cc South Africa, Has Bean Coffee UK, Sviezia Kava Lithuania, Cafes El Magnifico Barcelona Spain, James Gourmet UK, La Boheme Café Czech Republic, Twoday Roasters UK and Seven Seeds Melbourne Austra
4 Sdl Minazi Abakundakawa 16 $8.55/lb $18,095.54 Bewleys Ltd
5 SDL Muyongwe 17 $15.00/lb $33,730.73 Saza Coffee Co Ltd
6 Kabuye/Maraba Ii/Abahuza 19 $12.05/lb $30,284.90 Allegro Coffee Company, Terroir Coffee, Invalsa Coffee
7 Bufcoffee Remera 18 $6.40/lb $15,238.35 Solberg & Hansen AS
8 Coopac Kabirizi 15 $9.15/lb $18,155.07 The Coffee Company
9 Buremera Mig 21 $6.05/lb $16,805.84 Wataru & Co., Ltd.
10 Horizon Nyamyumba 20 $6.00/lb $15,873.28 Black Cat Kaffe og Tehus AS
11 Bufcoffee Nyarusiza 19 $6.05/lb $15,205.28 Nippon Coffee Trading Co.,Ltd for Doi Coffee
12 Coopac Nyamwenda 15 $6.20/lb $12,301.79 Time’s Club for C-COOP
13 Horizon Nyamyumba 20 $5.55/lb $14,682.79 Wataru & Co., Ltd.
14 SDL Musasa Coffee 18 $6.00/lb $14,285.95 Wataru & Co., Ltd.
15 Nyabumera Coop-Abaryoshyakawa 16 $7.55/lb $15,979.10 Green Mountain Coffee Roasters
16 Murera Mig 17 $5.25/lb $11,805.75 TOA Coffee Co.,Ltd.
17 Horizon Mushonyi 19 $5.55/lb $13,948.65 Nippon Coffee Trading Co.,Ltd
18 Bufcoffee Nyarusiza 18 $7.30/lb $17,381.24 The Roasterie, Cravens Coffee, Sweet Maria’s and Café Imports
19 Sovu/Maraba III/Abahuzamugambi 15 $8.10/lb $16,071.70 Intelligentsia, Sweet Marias and Union Coffee Roasters
20 Kabuye/Maraba Ii/Abahuza 22 $6.20/lb $18,042.63 Nippon Coffee Trading Co.,Ltd for Doi Coffee
21 SDMLJ 16 $4.35/lb $9,206.50 Katocoffee Inc.
22 Mig Kibumbwe 16 $5.75/lb $12,169.52 Carandai Co., Ltd.
23 Bufcoffee Nyarusiza 18 $6.35/lb $15,119.30 Wataru & Co., Ltd.
24 Coopac Kirorero 16 $4.20/lb $8,889.04 Katocoffee Inc.
Stats: 431 -/lb $455,087.00
Lot # Winning Farm / CWS Total Value Auction Commission
1 Buremera Mig $52,381.83
2 Fakco-Rulindo $38,214.93
3 Buremera Mig $21,217.29
4 Sdl Minazi Abakundakawa $18,095.54
5 SDL Muyongwe $33,730.73
6 Kabuye/Maraba Ii/Abahuza $30,284.90
7 Bufcoffee Remera $15,238.35
8 Coopac Kabirizi $18,155.07
9 Buremera Mig $16,805.84
10 Horizon Nyamyumba $15,873.28
11 Bufcoffee Nyarusiza $15,205.28
12 Coopac Nyamwenda $12,301.79
13 Horizon Nyamyumba $14,682.79
14 SDL Musasa Coffee $14,285.95
15 Nyabumera Coop-Abaryoshyakawa $15,979.10
16 Murera Mig $11,805.75
17 Horizon Mushonyi $13,948.65
18 Bufcoffee Nyarusiza $17,381.24
19 Sovu/Maraba III/Abahuzamugambi $16,071.70
20 Kabuye/Maraba Ii/Abahuza $18,042.63
21 SDMLJ $9,206.50
22 Mig Kibumbwe $12,169.52
23 Bufcoffee Nyarusiza $15,119.30
24 Coopac Kirorero $8,889.04
Stats: $455,087.00 $
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