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Costa Rica’s best coffee comes from this hillside in Alajuela
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Costa Rica’s best coffee comes from this hillside in Alajuela

Zach Dyer - June 4, 2015

LOURDES DE CIRRÍ, Alajuela – Large burlap sacks of coffee, green and roasted, covered the kitchen floor in Antonio Barrantes’ home in Lourdes de Cirrí, north of…

Cup of Excellence: Costa Rica’s best coffee hails from Naranjo
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Cup of Excellence: Costa Rica’s best coffee hails from Naranjo

Zach Dyer - May 16, 2015

On Friday evening, judges from around the world culled the 60 top coffees in Costa Rica to unveil the 2015 winner of the Cup of Excellence. This year's…

Finding Costa Rica’s best coffee, one slurp at a time
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Finding Costa Rica’s best coffee, one slurp at a time

Zach Dyer - May 14, 2015

A strange symphony could be heard in the Wyndham Herradura Hotel ballroom in San José Wednesday morning. Spoons tapping on tabletops laid down a syncopated beat underneath…

The $6 cup of coffee comes to Costa Rica (and that’s a good thing)
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The $6 cup of coffee comes to Costa Rica (and that’s a good thing)

Zach Dyer - November 1, 2014

You read it right, $6 for a cup of coffee. No milk, no sugar, no ice cream, no flavors; just roasted beans and water. But it’s hardly…

Costa Rica leads Central America in Cup of Excellence coffee auction
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Costa Rica leads Central America in Cup of Excellence coffee auction

Zach Dyer - June 24, 2014

The breakaway favorite of Costa Rica’s 2014 Cup of Excellence competition took home the highest bid in the Alliance for Coffee Excellence international auction Tuesday. Luis Enrique…

And the best coffee in Costa Rica is …
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And the best coffee in Costa Rica is …

Zach Dyer - May 18, 2014

The anticipation was palpable Friday night as a room of coffee producers from across Costa Rica met at the Costa Rican Coffee Institute’s field office in San…

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Costa Rica’s best coffee is from Naranjo

L. Arias - May 13, 2013

Twenty international judges evaluated more than 30 Tico coffee samples and determined that Costa Rica’s best coffee is produced in Naranjo, Alajuela, at 1,650 meters above sea…

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