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Costa Rican Coffees Win Big at International Cup of Excellence

Roger Ureña Hidalgo, owner of Finca Santa Teresa, and Ricardo Calderón and sons, owners of the Café Don Cayito brand, won first place in...

Dunkin’ Set to Launch First Store in Costa Rica’s Heredia Province

Dunkin' is set to launch its operations in Costa Rica. Company representatives have confirmed that the first store will open in the province of...

Starbucks to Open Eight New Locations in Costa Rica by 2025

Starbucks will open eight stores in Costa Rica between 2024 and 2025, with five located in the Greater Metropolitan Area and three in Guanacaste....

Costa Rica’s Los Santos Plantation Seeks World Heritage Status

The coffee plantation area of Los Santos, in Dota, could become an Agricultural World Heritage Site, according to the United Nations Food and Agriculture...

China Bans Guatemala’s Coffee and Macadamia Imports

The Guatemalan export guild affirmed this Thursday that China prohibited the import of coffee and macadamia shipments from the Central American country without giving...

From Slavery to Specialty – The Rise of Black-Owned Coffee in Brazil

Raphael Brandao beams with pride as he describes the high-end Brazilian coffee he produces with beans sourced exclusively from Black farmers in a country...

Costa Rica Gears Up for Third Annual Coffee Fair in May

Coffee drinkers can begin gearing up for the third edition of the Coffee Fair (Feria de Café), scheduled for May 18th and 19th at...

Costa Rica’s UCR Pioneers Coffee Waste Reuse for Sustainability

The University of Costa Rica (UCR) designed a system that reuses coffee waste and transforms it into energy. The model seeks to reduce greenhouse...

Starbucks Costa Rica Embraces Eco-Friendly Practices in Four Newly Certified Stores

Starbucks announced the certification of its first four Greener Stores in Costa Rica. Through this initiative, it aims to reduce global carbon emissions, water...

Exchange Rate Woes: Costa Rican Coffee Industry Faces Millions in Losses

The Costa Rican Coffee Institute (ICAFE) revealed that the country's coffee industry has lost millions of colones due to the exchange rate and urged...