Panama’s Geisha conquers Japan


From The Visitor

During the last “Specialty Coffee of Japan” fair that took place last week in Tokyo, Panamanian producers of the coffee varietal known as “Geisha” secured over $400,000 worth of orders.

The Panamanian producers arrived as part of a delegation sponsored by the Ministry of Commerce and Industries, a government agency intent on promoting the country’s agricultural exports through participation in these types of events.

Panama’s Geisha coffee is condierede one of the world’s most expensive and sought after coffees.  Its price is adjusted yearly according to how is offered at auctions.  Geisha coffee has won multiple first place awards in Specialty Coffee of American Roaster’s Guild competitions, and the Best of Panama auctions.

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