Rewarding the best of Yemeni Coffee
The Mokha Institute (TMI), in collaboration with the Unity of Coffee department of Yemen’s Ministry of Agriculture and local authorities, is organizing an inaugural National Yemen Coffee Auction. Coffee lots will go through qualification rounds to lead to a representative samples of specialty lots which will be inspected and cupped in a coffee laboratory in Yemen’s capital Sana’a and then further testings and tasting will be done in an international lab. Comprehensive data will be collected about the geographic origin of the coffees, the history of the coffee producers and their communities, the varieties and applied processing protocols and other relevant quality data.
The auction event will be held through an electronic internet based platform which will list the coffee lots for sale and where buyers from around the world can submit their bids.