Panama and coffee (it’s a love story)

The history of coffee in Panama is nothing short of a modern day love story. While debate exists over when coffee entered Panama, some claiming the late 18th century and most saying the early 19th century, there is little debate over who transported those precious first beans. The first coffee seeds were brought to Panama by a retired English sea captain and his Panamanian wife, whom together, wished to start a coffee farm.

Regional coffee profile: Central America

Balanced, bright, and clean are the words most frequently used to describe some of our most beloved coffees, the “Centrals”. Central America, which spans from Mexico in the west to Panama in the east, sits in the heart of the equatorial zone, often referred to as the Bean Belt for its near perfect growing regions... Continue Reading →

Coffee profile: Princesa Janca

The Queen Bean is honored to offer our valued customers an extraordinary coffee. In a region called Boquete, on a farm called Finca Arco Iris (Rainbow farm), these extraordinary beans are grown high, under giant shade trees in Panama's highlands. Finca Arco Iris is a pristine family-owned farm. The owners, the Moscoso family, hold a... Continue Reading →

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