A private company in Ethiopia named mainly engaged in coffee export and real estate development has won the best award for the “Ernesto Llly International coffee award 2022”.
The prize celebrates the finest coffee Arabica variety sourced from all over the world.
Every year external jurists made up of coffee enthusiasts, experts and international chefs choose the finest coffee lot from the competing countries. This is an independent jury of 9 experts, they examine the best batches of the 2021-2022 production through a blind tasting of the 9 countries that made it to the finals.
Among the 9 countries that made it to the finals are; Brazil, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Ethiopia, Guatemala, Honduras, India, Nicaragua and Rwanda.
The nine finalists were competing in the “best of the best” and “coffee lover’s choice” categories.
The award of “best of the best ” was presented to Ethiopia Tracon Trading through its representative Elias Omer Ali from the hands of Andrea Llly, chairman of Llly Caffe. Meanwhile, the “coffee lovers’ choice” award was given to the Costa Ricans.
The event was held on the 17th of November at Palazzo Colonna in Rome. It is in its 7th year now.