There has been so much excitement about bringing Cup of Excellence to Peru and discovering unknown coffee farmers that ACE is pleased to announce a full Cup of Excellence program for Peru is being planned. This new 2017 program will include the open online auction. All of our members now have the opportunity to register for samples, cup the winners and buy Peru's COE winning coffees online. In addition- due to their ongoing support all 2017 ACE benefactor members registered as of June 13th. will be sent the Peru winning coffees samples free of charge. Our community members can simply order samples from the membership page. ACE and Central Café y Cacao (in partnership with the Government of Perú’s Ministry of Agriculture) also announce the competition will be held in Villa Rica the same week as the 2nd Annual La Feria Internacional de Cafés Especiales (FICAFÉ)- The two-day exposition begins on September 14th with over 200 exhibitors and an estimated 12,000 attending. Villa Rica is home to the coffee region of Pasco, located in the Oxapampa biosphere reserve. The international jury week for Cup of Excellence Perú will be held September 11th thru 14th and will have up to 24 judges from around the world cupping the very best coffees from Perú. - - 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.
Aug 14-16, 2017
Sep 4-8, 2017
Sep 11-14, 2017
Live online auction to be held Oct 25, 2017.