WELCOME TO OUR 2020 BELCO PRIMEURS COFFEE EVENT!

Greetings to all our customers, roasters, baristas, coffee aficionados, and those of you who are simply curious!
During this event, we will be talking about coffee, harvests and processes, connecting you with our producers,
and immersing you in our social and environmental projects at origin. 

 

Every year, in the spring, we like to offer you an opportunity to cup over 200 samples of freshly harvested coffee
before it is shipped to roasters. 

For Belco, the Primeurs coffee event is a privileged and convivial moment that symbolises our sourcing approach,
and it was inconceivable that we cancel it this year. Despite the difficult context, we have honoured all our purchase contracts
at origin because we had a duty to support our producers, who are much less well-equipped than us to deal with the crisis.
The coffees you will be tasting have a special flavour this year: that of solidarity. 

We have uploaded a maximum of content on this platform about the coffees you will be among the first to sample,
in order to help you with your purchasing projections. You will find videos posted by our producers, who wanted to send you
a message and tell you about their harvests and the projects undertaken at their farms this year.

We are also offering a series of live conferences, so you can journey to the producers’ farms with the Belco team,
understand the agricultural, social and environmental issues at stake on the ground, share an enjoyable moment
and ask all your questions. You can sign up now just below!

 

WE HEREBY DECLARE THE 2020 PRIMEURS COFFEE EVENT OFFICIALLY OPEN! 

SO GRAB YOUR SPOONS, AND ENJOY,

 

The entire Belco team 

 

LIVE CONFERENCE PROGRAM!

Join all of us at Belco and our partners at origin for our live conferences!

We will be explaining the work undertaken this year and the projects under development.

LAUNCH OF THE 2020 PRIMEURS COFFEE EVENT
by Alexandre Bellangé, Belco general manager

Thursday 14th May - 2:30 PM

THURSDAY
14th MAY

3-4 PM / EL SALVADOR - CHALLENGES FOR THE FUTURE  OF THE INDUSTRY & HARVESTING AT OUR PARTNERS' FARMS 
Spanish with English subtitles 
Angel Barrera - Belco sourcing Manager
Emilio Lopez - Cuatro M 
Mauricio Salaverria - Divisadero 

5-6 PM / PANAMA - HOW EXPORT SALES PRICES ARE SET BY A LOCAL ROASTER'S PURCHASES & WORK ON PROCESSES
UNDERTAKEN IN RECENT YEARS?

Spanish with English subtitles 
Marjorie Canjura - Belco Food Engineer 

Ezequiel Batista - Baru Black Mountain

FRIDAY
15th MAY

10-11 AM / BRAZIL - BPB-O-LINK'S FLIGHT TO ESPIRITO SANTO & CAPARAÓ, BRAZILIAN VALLEY COFFEES
& FHE FULL FARM PROFITABILITY CONCEPT

English with French subtitles 
César Magana - Belco Quality Manager
Gabriela Parfait - Export Sales Rep  
Felipe Croce - Fazenda Ambiental Fortaleza

3-4 PM / COLOMBIA - WORK UNDERTAKEN IN THE FIELD & NOT THROUGH INSTAGRAM

English with French subtitles 
Diego Zamora - Belco sourcing Expert

Nicolas Pourailly - Export Sales Rep  

6-7 PM / COLOMBIA - APERITIF ON PRICES AND TRANSPARENCY 

English with French subtitles 
Angel Barrera - Belco sourcing Manager

Tyler Youngblood - Azahar

MONDAY
18th MAY 

9-10 AM / ETHIOPIA - FROM LOCAL TO GLOBAL
French with English subtitles
Jacques Chambrillon - Manager of Belco Ethiopia
Jérémie Vergne - Coffee and Roaster trainer
Julien Cadet - Belco Sales Manager

11-12 AM / GUATEMALA - A GREEN & FEMININE FUTURE FOR THE INDUSTRY

Spanish with English subtitles 
Marjorie Canjura - Belco Food Engineer 
Jacqueline Ovalle - Q Grader Finca Bolsa 
Mercedes - Finca La Bolsa Agricultural Engineer

TUESDAY 
19th MAY 

3-4 PM / NICARAGUA - DO MARKETING INVESTMENTS MADE BY PRODUCERS INCREASE CHERRY SALES?
English with French subtitles 
César Magana - Belco Quality Manager
Laure Jubert - Belco Art of Coffee Ambassador
 
Olman Valladarez - Finca Buenos Aires

5-6 PM / COSTA RICA - THE POPULAR PROCESS ADOPTED BY PRODUCERS... THAT REQUESTED BY ROASTERS!
(SPECIFIC PROCESSES, COMPETITION COFFEES, ETC.)

English with French subtitles 
Angel Barrera - Belco Sourcing Manager
Alexandre Frémond - Export Sales Rep

Alejo Castro - Volcan Azul

6-7 PM / COSTA RICA - AN EMISSION-FREE COFFEE (THE NEW TICO), THE SITUATION IN COSTA RICA, THE FUTURE OF THE INDUSTRY
French with English subtitles 
Angel Barrera - Belco Sourcing Manager

Sébastien Lafaye - STC

WEDNESDAY
20th MAY 

9-10 AM / KENYA - FROM LOCAL TO REGIONAL, THE WORK UNDERTAKEN BY OUR ETHIOPIAN AGENCY IN KENYA
English with French subtitles 
Jacques Chambrillon - Manager of Belco Ethiopia

Jérémie Vergne - Coffee and Roaster trainer

Boyce Harris - Chania et Oresti Estate Producer & President of the association of producers with which
we have strates working
David Maguta - Maguta Estate Director, Nyeri

3-4 PM / HONDURAS - ORGANIC FARMING, MORE THAN A PRODUCTION METHOD, A WAY OF LIFE

Spanish with French subtitles 
Marjorie Canjura - Belco Food Engineer 

Miriam Elisabeth Perez - Finca Clave del Sol Producer

Rodolfo Penalba - Manager of COMSA

5-6 PM / MEXICO - A NEW SUN & CLOSING OF PRIMEURS 2020!

English with French subtitles 
Angel Barrera - Belco Sourcing Manager 
Delphine Ayerbe - Forest Coffee Project Manager 

Jésus Salazar - Caféologo
Work undertaken in Mexico by Cafeologo. The life of a roaster on the other side of the chain.
The future of specialty coffees. The forest coffee project in Mexico. 

 

FOLLOW THE GUIDE!

Travel to origins and discover our producers...

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