The Taza Dorada Fairtrade (Fairtrade Golden Cup) prizes bring recognition – and opportunities that are new to farmers whom work tirelessly to produce top-quality Fairtrade coffee.
A judge at the Colombian Fairtrade Golden Cup AwardsCLAC
Federacion Campesina del Cauca, a Fairtrade certified coffee cooperative from south-western Colombia, had been known as general champion of this very very first yearly Colombian Fairtrade Golden Cup Awards, judged by a specialist panel of nine international judges.
The cooperative’s coffee, scoring 89.64 points, beat away rigid competition from the industry of 79 examples submitted by 31 Fairtrade coffee cooperatives from Colombia.
The function was organized by the Fairtrade Producer system for Latin America in addition to Caribbean, CLAC, with two aims: encouraging farmers to enhance the standard of their coffee, and awareness that is raising purchasers when you look at the specialty coffee sector in regards to the accessibility to top quality Fairtrade coffee. (more…)