Mercon Coffee Group is launching Robusta coffee from Nicaragua for export. The company made the announcement at the 2017 Global Specialty Coffee Expo in Seattle and is now offering washed and natural Robusta coffees from this origin.
For the past 10 years, the company has been the pioneer of Robusta coffee production in Nicaragua, creating a whole new industry in the country. The project, has contributed to the diversification of the coffee supply in Nicaragua and has promoted economic and social development in the coffee growing communities of the region.
“We are proud to be the pioneers of Robusta production in Nicaragua and to be the first to offer it to the global market. Currently, 150 producers from Nueva Guinea have joined this project. Thanks to growing participation, this venture has boosted the local economy of the region and has created new sources of employment” said Luis Alberto Chamorro, Origin Director of Mercon Coffee Group.