Maguindanao’s Upi coffee wins silver award in Paris competition


A blend of native Maguindanao coffee from the municipality of South Upi won second place in a competition in Paris last week. Farmed by local coffee farmers of North and South Upi in Maguindanao and processed by the Malibacao Agricultural Cooperative and North Star Upi Coffee, then roasted by the experts of the non-governmental organization Coffee Heritage Project in Quezon City, the blend won a “Gourmet Argent” (silver) award in the “Puissant Doux” category of the 6th Coffees Roasted at Origin International Contest.

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