SINTERCAFE
SINTERCAFE, founded in 1987, is a non-profit organization whose main objective is the promotion of Costa Rica's outstanding coffee.
International Coffee Week
Innovation in every step

SINTERCAFE- International Coffee Week – is an annual event recognized worldwide which incorporates both sides of the coffee value chain. Each November Costa Rica becomes the meeting place for key decision makers from the most important coffee companies in the world.

The event
The best coffee event

Without a doubt Sintercafe is the most advantageous and best attended coffee event taking place in a coffee producing nation. Each year more than 500 participants come to Sintercafe pursuing the opportunity to exchange information, share their experiences, and interact with the world’s top-notch coffee community in order to strengthen coffee commerce globally.

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founded

35 years promoting Costa Rica´s outstanding coffee.

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Countries

30 different countries participate every year.

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Coffee Experts

More than 500 coffee experts join Sintercafé each November.

Board of Directors
  • Arnoldo Leiva Pacheco
    President
  • Peter Sachs Schroeder
    Vice President
  • Rafael Hernández Osti
    Treasurer
  • Eric Thormaehlen Hanke
    Secretary
  • Ricardo Seevers Federspiel
    Vocal 1
  • Juan Diego Araya
    Vocal 2
  • Carlos Lizano Gallardo
    Vocal 3
  • Ricardo Herrera
    Vocal 4 
  • Guillermo Trejos
    Vocal 5
  • Harry Odio
    Vocal Surrogate
  • Francois Castells
    Fiscal
Members
  • The Coffee Source
  • Ricardo Seevers
  • Café Capris (Volcafe)
  • Coricafe
  • Cafetalera Internacional Cafinter (Ecom)
  • Coopedota
  • Juan Viñas
  • Café Noble
  • SYTC Sustainable Trading Company
  • Expocert
  • Cafecoop
  • Markus Fisher
  • Enrico Gaehwiler
  • PRISA
  • ICA
  • Beneficios Volcafe
  • Exportadora del Valle S.A.
  • FACITECK S.A.
  • Beneficiadora Santa Eduviges
  • Coopelibertad RL
  • Coopetarrazú
  • GRAINPRO
  • Cafetalera Tierras Ticas
  • Santa Laura Exportadora de Café
  • Coopronaranjo
  • Cafetalera Aquiares
  • XELTRON
Administrative Team
  • Noelia Villalobos
    Executive Director
  • Leire Sarriugarte
    Event Coordinator
  • Deylin Chinchilla
    Executive Assistant