THE 32TH PRÊMIO ERNESTO ILLY DE QUALIDADE SUSTENTÁVEL DO CAFÉ PARA ESPRESSO AWARDED THE BEST BRAZILIAN COFFEE PRODUCERS
Yesterday the winners of the 32 nd Prêmio Ernesto Illy de Qualidade Sustentável do Café para Espresso were awarded in São Paulo. Luis Manuel Ramos Fachada M. da Silva (Chapada de Minas), Raimundo Dimas Santana Filho (Matas de Minas) and São Mateus Agropecuária (Cerrado Mineiro), all from Minas Gerais, will represent Brazil at the 8th Ernesto Illy International Coffee Award.
Brazil is the first country in the world where illycaffè has introduced a direct collaborative effort with coffee growers, under the drive of Ernesto Illy and his pioneering approach to sustainability and direct relations with producers. In 1991, the company launched the Prêmio
Ernesto Illy de Qualidade Sustentável do Café para Espresso for the country’s best coffee farmers, which has become one of the driving engines for the improvement of production processes.
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