Cup of Excellence: The winning lots are the top 30 coffees that scored above an 87 by the Cup of Excellence International Jury. These coffees have each been cupped a minimum of five different times during the cupping process.
Farmer Description: Tilahun, 54, is a father of six and owns 0.608 Ha coffee farm in Sedaware Kebele, Bensa woreda, Sidama region. He grows 74167 coffee variety processes into dry-natural coffee. Responding to what drew him to COE, he said, “I know people who benefited from the competition, and I wanted to be part of it to increase my production and improve quality”. He is thrilled as he didn’t expect to make it to the top 40 and believes it was God’s will that got him here.