Volunteering can be very rewarding. We get to connect with other people, give our time to help a cause and learn more about ourselves and others. Meeting people and families with stories of perseverance, hard work and dedication is an important part of this experience. This was the case for the volunteers who participated in […]
30 Apr 2016
30 Apr 2016
For the past months we have been preparing to present our Premium Estates, a project that brings together an exclusive group of estates and their high quality coffee. A group of members from our Mercon team had the opportunity to introduce these estates to the coffee world during the SCAA.
06 Apr 2016
This year we were honored to have received an award from Keurig Green Mountain (KGM). KGM holds annually an event called Intercambio (which means exchange) at one of their major supply origins. It has been previously held in Guatemala, Peru, Brazil, Nicaragua, among others. This year, Intercambio was held in February in Machado-Sul de Minas in Brazil.
08 Mar 2016
05 Feb 2016
31 Dec 2015
This year, marks an important milestone for Seeds for Progress Foundation. With the support of its partners Mercon Coffee Group and Société Générale(SocGen), the Foundation has been able to sponsor the Ruben Dario School in the community of Abisinia in Nicaragua for 10 years now. Since 2005, SocGen’s Energy and Natural Resources team has work […]
La Esmeralda is a small rural community of Jinotega mainly dedicated to the production of coffee. Although La Esmeralda is an area with a large capacity to produce world class coffee, a number of conditions have hindered the development of this community, specially the limited access to education. . In an effort to improve this, […]
On December 4th, Rabobank hosted their Annual Client Week Event in New York City. This event brought together three hundred of the most important leaders of the food industry. This year’s event was very special not only because it reflected on the importance of the sustainable growth of the food and agricultural industry but because […]
During the months of June and July we launched our first Annual Excellence Championship in our offices in Nicaragua, Honduras, Guatemala, Brazil, USA and Spain. This Championship encouraged all of our employees to nominate and vote for a colleague that personified our value of Excellence by constantly looking for continuous improvement, going above and beyond […]