Get ready for the PRF El Salvador coffee competitions

In just a few days, PRF El Salvador will host four epic coffee competitions at the Salamanca Exhibition Center in San Salvador.  We’ve partnered with Café de El Salvador to host the 2023 El Salvador National Barista Championship and the National Brewers Championship at the two-day forum. We’re also incredibly excited for the return of […]

Here’s our final speaker lineup for PRF El Salvador

With just nine days to go until we celebrate Central American coffee at PRF El Salvador, we’re ready to share our final lineup of speakers and panelists. These world-renowned coffee experts are thought leaders in their respective fields, and we can’t wait to hear them pour out their knowledge and insights on our stage. Lecture […]

Eduardo Choza to mentor competitors at the Global Roasting Contest

In just a few days’ time, PRF El Salvador will host the inaugural Global Roasting Contest at the Salamanca Exhibition Center in San Salvador. It’s the first roasting competition of its kind to take place in Central America. Our Official Roasting Sponsor, !FEST Coffee Mission, will supply all the high-quality specialty green coffee used at […]

Meet UNEX, El Salvador’s largest coffee sourcer and a host sponsor at our Sourcing Trip Experience

Roasters, listen up! We’re pleased to announce that UNEX, the largest coffee sourcer, miller, and exporter in El Salvador, will be welcoming coffee professionals to its farms as an Official Sourcing Trip Experience Host Sponsor. Since 1992, UNEX has continued the De Sola Group’s vision for transparency and innovation, having joined forces with four other […]

It’s time to get ready for PRF El Salvador!

That’s right – PRF El Salvador is now just weeks away, and our excitement levels are through the roof. We can’t wait to welcome thousands of coffee industry professionals to our celebration of Salvadoran specialty coffee on March 16 & 17 at the Salamanca Exhibition Center in San Salvador. The two-day forum is set to […]

Roasters! Clock is tickin’ to secure the last spots at our Sourcing Trip Experience

Our Sourcing Trip Experience is an integral part of our involvement with El Salvador’s specialty coffee industry.  The three-day event takes place on various Salvadoran coffee farms immediately prior to PRF El Salvador, giving roasters and traders an unmissable chance to learn more about local coffee production and create new sourcing opportunities. With just over […]

Sam Corra and Dale Harris to mentor National Championship competitors at PRF El Salvador

We recently announced that for the first time ever, PRF will host officially-sanctioned national coffee competitions that lead to the World Coffee Championships.  That means our newest partner, Café de El Salvador, will host both the El Salvador National Barista Championship and the National Brewers Championship at PRF El Salvador from March 16-17. In an […]

Over 100 Mayorga Scholarship applicants have been selected – are you next?

The wait is over – we’re pleased to announce that over a hundred Mayorga Scholarship applicants have been selected to attend PRF El Salvador this year! Successful applicants will receive a free ticket to PRF El Salvador. Given that PRF El Salvador is an event built around producers in Latin America, we’re thrilled that young […]

Introducing Café de El Salvador at PRF!

We’re incredibly pleased to announce that the Café de El Salvador (operated by Consejo Salvadoreño del Café, CSC), which manages and directs El Salvador’s coffee policy, has joined PRF El Salvador as an Official Partner. Café de El Salvador has also announced that it will host the El Salvador National Barista Championship and the National […]

Are you ready to travel to PRF El Salvador?

PRF El Salvador is quickly approaching, and we can hardly wait to welcome you to the Salamanca Exhibition Center San Salvador. In the meanwhile, it’s time to begin finalizing your travel plans and make sure you’re prepared to join us. We’ve put together some travel tips and a few important reminders for all attendees. Here’s […]

Register for PRF El Salvador workshops and cupping sessions

Listen up! Registration for workshops and cupping sessions at PRF El Salvador is now open. Registration is essential for any ticket holders who wish to attend these workshops and cupping sessions. There are limited spaces for each session, so without registering, you’ll miss out. As part of the two-day forum in San Salvador, attendees will […]

New speakers announced for PRF El Salvador

As we build up to PRF El Salvador, we’re thrilled to announce that several more world-renowned coffee experts have joined our lecture and panel discussion schedule. The forum will feature some of the coffee industry’s foremost thought leaders, who will share their insights into the various challenges that face Salvadoran coffee producers and the coffee […]

Divisadero Coffees: Five generations of excellence in western El Salvador

Next up in our showcase of our El Salvador Sourcing Trip Experience Host Sponsors is Divisadero Coffees, a Cup of Excellence-winning Salvadoran company run by fifth-generation coffee producer Mauricio A. “Moe” Salavarria. Mauricio describes his company and its farms as “The Kingdom of Naturals”, an accurate title given his incredible work done to pioneer, improve, […]

Introducing the Official Roasting Sponsor for PRF El Salvador: !FEST Coffee Mission

We’re excited to announce that !FEST Coffee Mission, a world-class specialty green coffee sourcing company, has joined PRF El Salvador as the Official Roasting Sponsor for our new Global Roasting Contest.  The Ukrainian trader offers a range of coffee lots from Latin America, East Africa, and Indonesia. We’re thrilled to have them joining us at […]

Exclusive PRF merch launch with artist Armando Márquez

To commemorate our return to PRF El Salvador and celebrate Salvadoran coffee, we’ve collaborated with renowned local visual artist Armando Márquez. Armando is the co-founder of Ruts Studios, and we’re delighted to announce that you can now buy our fantastic PRF El Salvador “Pacamara Ruts” merch here. The limited edition collection includes t-shirts, posters, art […]

BWT water+more joins PRF El Salvador as Official Water & Cupping Sponsor

We’re proud to announce that BWT water+more, an international water treatment company renowned throughout the coffee sector, has joined PRF El Salvador as our Official Water & Cupping Sponsor. BWT water+more will support all of our attendees’ water needs at PRF El Salvador, which will include supplying water for our Brew Bar and Espresso Bar, […]

Last chance to get an Early Bird Ticket for PRF El Salvador!

The deadline for our Early Bird Tickets for PRF El Salvador is December 21 – don’t miss out! PRF El Salvador will take place on March 16 and 17 at the Salamanca Exhibition Center in San Salvador. Dozens of exhibitors, lectures, panel discussions, and workshops are already confirmed, and thousands of coffee producers and other […]

Toddy Cold Brew Championship returns at PRF El Salvador

Toddy, the official Cold Brew Sponsor of PRF El Salvador, will be returning with the Cold Brew Championship in 2023. At PRF Colombia, competitors faced off over two days to create the best cold brew they could with Toddy’s Cold Brew Cupping Kit and Toddy Filters. The first ever winner was Colombia’s Mauricio Romero, a […]