Costa Rica Cup of Excellence sets record at auction
Francisco Mena’s top scoring coffee in the 2016 Cup of Excellence competition set a new record at auction: $59 per pound. That’s the highest price paid per pound at auction since Costa Rica started holding the competition in 2007.
The 728-pound lot was bought by Takamura Coffee Roasters of Osaka, Japan for a total of $42,952.
Source: Tico Times