About Us



¨Best of Panama¨ (BoP) is a plataform which serves Panamanian growers interested in the specializaton of high quality coffees. Growers do so via innovation and blind cupping excercise to discover and validate Panamanian Optimum Coffee Quality. This activity is 100% designed and organized by the Specialty Coffee Association of Panama (SCAP) - a Panamanian non-profit Coffee Growers / Processors Association.

BOP - National Judges
 
 
Mgr. José David Garrido
BoP - Head Judge
Garrido Highlands Coffee
Ing. María Ruiz, Ph.D.
Research & Training Coffee Lab
Damarli Agricultural Inc.
Maritza Lizondro
Casa Ruiz, S.A.
Lic. Rachel Peterson
Hacienda La Esmeralda
Lic. Tessie Palacio de Hartman
T&T Panamanian Coffee Co.
Victoria Koyner
Kotowa Farms
Benjamín Roque
Búho Café
Lic. César Araúz
Las Brumas Estate
Mgtr. Graciano Cruz
HiU Coffee
Ing. Hunter Tedman
Beneficio Bajareque
Ing. José Gallardo, Ph.D.
Nuguo Estate
Ing. José Lutrell
Abu Coffee
Lic. Justin Budermann
Longboard Coffee Estate
Moisés Montezuma
Lérida Estate
Lic. Wilford A. Lamastus B.
Elida Estate
Lic. Wilford Lamastus Jr.
Elida Estate
Ing. Ricardo Koyner
Kotowa Farms
Ing. Daniel Peterson
Hacienda La Esmeralda
Manuel Barsallo
Coffeetologist