To celebrate International Coffee Day (October 1) you can join the live-action of the Singapore (Micro-lot) Specialty Coffee Auction, the event will be a first-of-its-kind virtual auction in reflection of the new COVID normal.
The first Singapore (Micro-Lot) Specialty Coffee Auction has received an overwhelming response with over 50 lots of rare, premium specialty grade coffee from 45 producers in 12 countries.
Among the lots featured are the Panamanian Geisha beans which recently sold at US$1,300.50 per pound. Third-placed Bambito Estate in the Best of Panama Auction will also be presenting their Caturra/Catuay beans; and marking their first entry into Asia, the Venezuelan Arabica and Typica beans.
Other varieties in the auction include Mundo Novo, Geisha and Yellow Catucaí from Brazil; Caturra Amarillo from Colombia; Bourbon from Guatemala; Catuai and Catimor H528 from Myanmar, and more. Check out the auction catalogue.
To complement the auction, an exclusive webinar “Effects of Climate Change on Coffee Production in ASEAN” will be held from 1pm – 2pm (5pm-6pm NZST). Coffee industry experts from Starbucks, BSR News and Vietnam will discuss the impact of climate change on coffee farmers and how growers can mitigate the damage.
At a glance:
- What: First Virtual Singapore (Micro-lot) Specialty Coffee Auction
- When: October 1 2020 (International Coffee Day)
- Time: NZST 5pm-9pm (SGT 1pm-5pm)
- Where: The comfort of your own home