Events 2017

Coffee Fest Panama 

Panama, September 16 -17, 2017

The Specialty Coffee Association of Panama proudly sponsors and participates in the second edition of this event. A number of our coffee producers and retailers are also participating. 

World Specialty Coffee Conference and Exhibition

Tokio, Japan. 20-22 sept 2017

SCAP will be participating in the Panama pavilion and with the following lecture: 

Panamá, the land of top-notch Geisha's: How to produce an auction quality coffee. What does it take to have a winner?
In the country known for its excellence in Geisha quality, producers will speak to the relevance of elevation, micro-climates, processing, and quality control as the fundamentals behind an excellent Geisha.
Rachel Peterson, Hacienda La Esmeralda. 1st Place Best of Panama Natural Geisha Category 2017, 2015, 2013 (also 1st place Best of Panama: 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2010)
Willem Boot, Finca Sofia, 1st place Best of Panama Washed Geisha Category 2017, Finca La Mula, 1st place Best of Panama Natural Geisha Category 2014
Wilford Lamastus, Elida Estate, 1st place Best of Panama Washed Geisha Category 2016.


Seoul, Korea, 9-12 Nov 2017

Several SCAP members will be attending and showcasing their specialty coffee.


Boquete, Panama, 23-27 May 2017

Our premier event of the year. 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.

For our 2017 results, click here

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.