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Sagada Coffee Wins in French Coffee Roasters Contest

Sagada Coffee Wins in French Coffee Roasters Contest

“Bana’s Coffee” from Sagada, Philippines won a medal at the third edition of the International Contest of Coffees Roasted in their Countries of Originorganized by the Agency for the Valorization of Agricultural Products (AVPA), a Paris-based association.

The awarding ceremony took place at the Embassy of Peru in Paris on June 28. Consul Rapunzel Acop from the Philippine Embassy in Paris received the Médaille Gourmet(“Gourmet Award”) for Bana’s Coffee on behalf of Goad Sibayan, Butch Acop, and Rich Watanabe – the team behind this effort in presenting Bana’s Coffee to AVPA.

Sixty coffee entries from 21 countries received various awards from AVPA. The Philippines joined coffee producers from Brazil, Cameroon, Colombia, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Ethiopia, Guatemala, Honduras, Jamaica, Mexico, Nepal, Peru, Puerto Rico, Rwanda, Tanzania, Thailand, Togo, the United States and Vietnam.

This article was first published at http://www.dfa.gov.ph 

Illustrado: Fil-Ams I, Filipino

Illustrado: Fil-Ams I, Filipino

Watch this video created by Illustrado featuring Filipino Americans.

What makes a Filipino? Is it where we were born? The food we eat? The way we speak? Or what’s in our hearts? Meet some young and proud Filipinos from LA who are challenging the standards of what it’s like to be a true Pinoy. Project in collaboration with Graphics Metropolis. Filmed and directed by Irvin Rivera, edited by Francis Gum. Featuring Devon Spence, Diana Carl, Nikita McElroy Edwin S. Loyola Francis Kenneth Anunciacion Gee Tango Adrian de Ausen Jago Raterta Janine Tugonon Jeremy Carlos Joy Cayobit Kristine Lara Louie Barretto Maddy Nordquist Maria Kristina Abigail Roxas Meg Rives MJ Nordquist Peterson Gonzaga Rodell Ocampo

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