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San José Costa Rica’s newest coffee shop  – on wheels
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San José Costa Rica’s newest coffee shop – on wheels

Amanda Zúñiga - January 23, 2016

Mariano Marinoni, 34, has created a unique addition to San José's coffee market. His Bici Barista Café gives "coffee to go" new meaning: it's on wheels. Marinoni…

Grupo Britt opens gourmet coffee store in San José
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Grupo Britt opens gourmet coffee store in San José

L. Arias - October 28, 2015

Look out Starbucks, here comes Britt. Tico corporation Grupo Britt opened its first gourmet coffee store in Costa Rica this week at Mall Multiplaza Escazú, southwest of the capital. The shop,…

Costa Rica Coffee Cupper wins World Coffee Tasting Championship
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Costa Rica Coffee Cupper wins World Coffee Tasting Championship

The Tico Times - June 19, 2015

A 29-year-old Costa Rican was named the world’s best coffee taster in Gothenburg, Sweden, on Thursday. Juan Gabriel Cespedes beat out 36 other coffee tasters from around…

Cup of Excellence 2015 Auction
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Cup of Excellence 2015 Auction

Alberto Font - June 19, 2015

Luis Ricardo Calderón, from Santa María de Dota, drums up support for his friends' coffee during the Cup of Excellence auction Wednesday at the Specialty Coffee Association of…

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

The Tico Times - 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…

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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…