Ethiopian Coffee and Tea Authority said Wednesday that the top-scoring coffee in 2022 Cup of Excellence Online Competition sold at a price 47,236.23 Birr per kilogram.
The competition has been held for the third round in Ethiopia while this year’s international coffee quality competition held on Tuesday evening through online platform.
This is the highest price ever recorded for an Ethiopian coffee, which ranked the first place in the competition, according to the statement from the Authority.
During the 2021 Cup of Excellence Ethiopia auction, Ethiopian coffee growers were able to bring home a record-breaking price of Coffee. The winner of coffee quality competition in 2021 was Tamiru Tadesse Tesema, who sold for an astonishing 14,500 Birr per kilogram.
Adugan Debela (PhD), Director General of the Ethiopian Coffee and Tea Authority extended his gratitude to all the actors who are involved in Coffee value chain.