Competition BoP

Best of Panama - Specialty Coffee

National – 27th of May to June 1st, 2024

International - 4th to 8th June, 2024

Boquete, Chiriquí, Rep. of Panamá

Main Objective: Organileptic Evaluation of Specialty Coffee Lots grown in Panamá Mean: Blind Tasting by coffee categories

Preliminar Judges: at least seven Panamanian Coffee Cuppers who has participated – and has evaluated appropriately – all rounds in previous BoP Competition.
International Judges: at least seven green specialty coffee buyers
Procedure Assurance: carried out by a third party auditing group
BoP Competition
• Coffee lot delivered to controled area under the suppervision of third party auditor firm
• Coffee lot sample taken from delivered quantity
• Coffee lot and sample randomely identified
• Sample for roasting delivered with random number id
• Tasting coffees by id number and by category
• Minimum a table per judge with five cups per sample, maximum nine samples per table
• Evaluation pages processed by auditing group
• Top group mean-score used for passing coffees by category to the International BoP Cupping
• Generation of new code for the international competition
• Tasting coffees by new id number and by category
• Top mean-score coffees awarded as Best of Panama Coffees
• Top mean-score coffees selected for E-Auction

International Cupping - BOP XXVIII-2024 Edition


Cupping Days


International Judges


Guest Cuppers


No Samples