Panama’s Coffee Goes to Texas

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The coffee producers from Chiriqui and Veraguas will attend the 23rd annual meeting of the Specialty Coffee Association of America from April 28th until May 1st in Houston, Texas.  Panama, known for its delicious and rich coffee especially from the Chiriqui region is looking to sell more containers of coffee than last year’s 10 bags as well as receive International recognition for its flavorful taste.

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Panama to participate in Texas coffee festival

Panama will participate in the 23rd annual meeting of the Specialty Coffee Association of American to be held from April 28 to May 1 in Houston, Texas.

Minister of Commerce and Industry Roberto Henríquez said that there will be more than 8,000 people at the event, including specialty coffee buyers and representatives of major chains.

“Through this fair, Panamanian producers can generate new sales opportunities, launch new products and learn about trends in the specialty coffee industry,” he said.

Producers from Chiriqui attended last year’s meeting, and were able to sell 10 containers of specialty beans. This year, representatives of growers in Veraguas will also attend the event.

Producers from more than 75 countries are expected to participate in the event.

(http://www.prensa.com/hoy/english/economy_6889.asp)

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