The World Barista Champion, Japanese, Hidenori Izaki, used Café de Costa Rica

June 19, 2014

 

 

Costa Rica’ Barista Champion Auxiliadora Bonilla is on her way to World Barista Championship!!

June 9, 2014

Café de Costa Rica at MICE Australia. May 15-18, 2014.

May 7, 2014

Costa Rica will be represented by Mr. Gabriel Céspedes at the World Cup Tasters Championship.

 

 

The Coffee NAMA: a tool for low emissions development

April 23, 2014

In Costa Rica, coffee cultivation is a dynamic activity that accounts for 25 percent of greenhouse gas emissions in the agricultural sector. It is also part of the national identity.
Reducing these emissions is therefore essential to achieving the goal of carbon neutrality by 2021 defined by the country.
With this in mind, the public and private sectors, as well as the academic sector, have committed to creating innovations that will pave the way for the introduction of more efficient production systems that are, at the same time, more competitive.

COSTA RICAN BARISTA CHAMPION IN TRAINING FOR NEXT WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP

April 3, 2014

Two-times Costa Rica National Barista Champion, María Auxiliadora Bonilla, is highly concentrated in training for her next participation in the World Barista Championship, to be held in Rimini, Italy, on June 9 to 12.

Costa Rica high quality demanded by world renowned baristas

March 12, 2014

Two of the most popular Baristas, World Champion, American Pete Licata, and Japanese Champion, Hidenori Izaki, traveled a long way to acquire the great Costa Rica Coffee quality bean to compete in the World Barista Championship (WBC).

TRUST FUND PROVIDES AID FOR COFFEE FARMERS AFFECTED BY COFFEE RUST

March 12, 2014

Men and Women Coffee Producers in Costa Rica whose harvest was dramatically reduced by coffee rust and other coffee farming-related events will receive $40 millions in aid from the Costa Rican government through a Trust Fund.

COSTA RICAN COFFEE SHOWCASED IN A NEW BOOK

March 12, 2014

All those who love coffee, and good books, now have access to a superb book that brilliantly portrays the history of Costa Rican coffee and how its influence has shaped this nation and its people. It is published by the Costa Rican Coffee Institute, ICAFE, and, with the Ojala Ediciones hallmark, the work provides a wealth of images and information on traditional coffee-farming villages revealing the faces, the settings, the natural scenery and the coffee-growing techniques that have placed Costa Rican coffee among the most highly-valued and prised in the world.

OBATA: A NEW VARIETY TOLERANT TO COFFEE RUST

March 12, 2014

In another contribution to the efforts to strengthen the strategy and campaign for the integrated control of Coffee Rust, as of this year, the Costa Rican Coffee Institute, ICAFE, has been offering Coffee Producers seeds and young plants of the Obata variety, which has shown high productivity, tolerance to coffee rust and good cup quality.

Costa Rican Coffee – The Spirit of a Nation

December 14, 2013