Call for Arabica Coffee Samples for a cross-country Competition

Uganda Coffee Development Authority (UCDA) is calling on Specialty Arabica Coffee producers to submit samples of green coffee for a cupping competition scheduled for 16th September 2021.UCDA in partnership with The British High Commission Kampala and The Ugandan High Commission London will host a cross-country coffee competition simultaneously in a London high-end coffee shop and at UCDA’s office at the UMA showground, Lugogo. The competition will aim to bring greater attention to the best of Ugandan Specialty Arabica Coffee to some of the most important figures in the UK coffee sector including producers, buyers, trade associations, and influencers.

The winners of the competition will have the opportunity to work with a company to develop their brand for the export market, with a view to being sold at a specialty coffee retailer in the UK.
The samples of green coffee for the competition should be representative of available stocks for buyers who may express interest. Participants should deliver samples and a filled-in sample form available on the UCDA website – to the Promotions Officer, Ms. Clare Rwakatogoro at the UCDA laboratory in the UMA Showgrounds, Lugogo by 30th August 2021.

Download the Competition Form here 

For further inquires send an email to or call her on 0753120312.


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