The Kenya Coffee Auction

The Kenya coffee auctions are a minor miracle, that excellent small lots are put up for sale based on cup quality.

This vintage video is a straight forward document of the Kenya Coffee Auction house as it was the first time I visited there … I think it’s 2009.

The Kenya Coffee Auction System

The Kenya coffee auctions are a minor miracle, that excellent small lots are put up for sale based on cup quality. , and samples are distributed world wide before the bidding begins each tuesday.

It’s like cup of excellence on a huge scale, every week, and they have been doing it for decades. Here’s a video of the auction room and sampling room as well.

A short gallery of some other “behind the scenes” aspects of the Kenya coffee trade.

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