About Us


What is Sintercafe?

SINTERCAFE, founded in 1987, is a non profit organization whose objective is the promotion of Costa Rica's outstanding coffee.

SINTERCAFE- International Coffee Week -is an annual event known worldwide which involves both producers and consumers. Each November Costa Rica once again becomes the meeting place for key decision makers from the most important coffee companies in the world.

SINTERCAFE without a doubt is the most interesting and best attended coffee event taking place in a coffee producing nation.

Each year more than 500 participants come to SINTERCAFE to have the opportunity to exchange information, to share their experiences, and to interact with the worlds Coffee Community in order to strengthen coffee commerce.


Board of Directors

Arnoldo Leiva Pacheco

Ricardo Seevers Federspiel
Vice President

Rafael Hernández Osti

Eric Thormaehlen Hanke

Rodrigo Vargas Ruiz
Vocal 1

Carlos Lizano Gallardo
Vocal 2

Mauricio Escalante
Vocal 3 

Sebastián Lafaye
Fiscal 1

Alvaro Escalante Montealegre
Fiscal 2 

Peter Sachs 
Fiscal 3


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