Cupping contest “La Pepa de Oro”

The III contest “LA PEPA DE ORO” is an event of competitiveness and quality of the Ecuadorian CACAO, in which the best flavor of cocoa produced in the country will be identified.


  • To inform the distinctive qualities, differentials and excellence of cocoa to local and international specialists, buyers and consumers.
  • Promote the linkage of cocoa producers and the development of activities related to the cocoa chain.
  • Encourage and promote best practices so that Ecuador stays internationally as the Best Cocoa in the World.