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PTs PURCHASES GUATEMALA CUP OF EXCELLENCE COFFEE

PTs Coffee Roasting Co. is very proud to announce we were the high bidder for Lot #4 in the Guatemala Cup of Excellence online auction held Thursday, June 12th, 2008. We joined a group of outstanding small batch roasters from around the country to acquire Guatemala Finca El Socorro in the auction. Finca El Socorro was cupped and scored, by the International Jury that ranked the coffees,… Continue Reading

PT’S TANZANIA, KANYOVU COOP FEATURED IN FRESH CUP MAGAZINE

In the last month or so, I am sure that some of you may be tired of hearing about the Gombe Coffee Project in Tanzania. We are so proud of the work that Sustainable Harvest has been doing with the Kanyovu Coop that we are telling everyone that will listen. Well, now you do not… Continue Reading

NICARAGUAN CUP OF EXCELLENCE GOES TO PTs

PTs Coffee Roasting Co. is proud to announce we purchased, along with a group of roasters from the United States, Lot #2 in the Nicaraguan Cup of Excellence auction held May 29, 2008. You will be able to pre-purchase this coffee soon.   Lot#: 2 Ethel McEwan / Maria Ligia Mierisch McEwan – La Gloria / Limoncillo Farm: – “La Gloria… Continue Reading

MAKING SALVADORAN HISTORY!

PTs Coffee Roasting Co. is proud to announce we led a group of roasters from around the United States  and El Salvador to purchase Finca La Lainez – Lot #6 – in the Cup of Excellence auction held June 5, 2008. In the process we assisted, San Salvador based cafe and roaster, Viva Espresso to become pioneers as the first El… Continue Reading

PTs WINS EL SALVADOR CUP OF EXCELLENCE AUCTION LOT

PTs Coffee Roasting Co. is proud to announce we have purchased a wonderful coffee in the auction for El Salvador Cup of Excellence. Along with other members of our group, we purchased lot #6 in the auction that just concluded on the internet site www.cupofexcellence.org. If you’ve never visited this site, I encourage you to tour the site and see… Continue Reading

GOMBE COFFEE PROJECT UPDATES…

In a previous blog post we introduced you to a new offering and Direct Trade Coffee from Tanzania – Gombe Coffee Project, Kanyovu Coop.The project is now in it’s second year, is endorsed by the Jane Goodall Institute and we have the first harvest coffee available through PTs Coffee. But more recently we’ve been receiving updates… Continue Reading

AWARD WINNING COFFEES AUCTIONED

Two auctions are complete and we bought some of the best out of both! First, our friends in Panama, the Peterson family, held their first ever “Private Auction” for Hacienda La Esmeralda Special. This coffee has become so popular that the family took an unusual step to determine value of the Geisha variety coffee. They… Continue Reading

NOW ACCEPTING PRE-ORDERS FOR ESMERALDA ESPECIAL

Now that the 2008 Esmeralda Especial auction is over, we are accepting pre-orders on this spectacular coffee. We expect the coffee to arrive in early July and will ship it as soon as it arrives. Last year, our roast of this unique coffee received a record high rating of 97 from Ken Davids at Coffee… Continue Reading

ESMERALDA AUCTION NOW OPEN

Many of you are familiar with the outstanding coffee we have offered the last several years, Hacienda Esmeralda Special, they are holding their very own private auction of their Geisha variety coffee today. This is the same coffee that last year sold for a world record $130/lb. This year, instead of just auctioning off a… Continue Reading