Our premiere event of the year. The Best of Panama is a tradition that defines the high standards of quality our coffees are known for.

The Specialty Coffee Association of Panama (SCAP) celebrates its XXI Best of Panama this year. The event consist in a competition among the best coffees in Panama. 

Since 1996, the Best of Panama represents the opportunity for local estates to promote the quality of their harvests, as this competition is overseen and judged by national and international experts in the specialty coffee industry. For us coffee growers, the Best of Panama is a very important event, as it continuously raises the bar for the quality we strive to offer in our product. 

This year, our Best of Panama will be celebrated in Valle Escondido Resort & Spa in May 23-27th with the participation of more than 20 preliminary local judges, 19 international judges form USA, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Korea, Australia and Japan and more than 16 International VIP Cuppers from Korea, Cambodia, Hong Kong, Beijin and France.

This important competition will start on the 23th with the arrival of all the guests, followed by 4 days of continuous coffee tastings to culminate on the 27th with a closing dinner where the winners of the Best of Panama 2017 will be announced.  

For more info, please visit http://bestofpanama.org/