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“What makes our coffee so good”

Great coffee requires many different and equally important ingredients.

From the location of the coffee farm to the exacting roasting process, great tasting coffee is our passion. There are a number of important ingredients that go into a great cup of coffee.


Our coffee is grown on the slopes of Volcan Baru, in the Chiriqui Highlands of Panama. This region is world renowned for the coffee grown here. The altitude, temperature, rain and sunlight all come together to create the perfect growing environment for a robust flovorable coffee bean. The area’s coffee is known for its exquisite aromas and flavors containing fruited and floral notes and has earned the reputation to be some of the world’s best.

Pesticide Free

We support farms that produce shade grown, herbicide and pesticide-free coffee that provide bird and wildlife friendly environments.




At Panama Joe, we only buy directly from the farmer. This helps to enhance social sustainability. The coffee is hand-picked (not by machine) to ensure the highst quality.

Coffee Flower

Red Cherry

Roast Ready

Green Beans

Hand Roasted to Perfection

Coffee Roasting is the process that transforms the chemical and physical properties of green coffee beans into roasted coffee.  We generally roast light to medium to extenuate the the distinct nuances of particular estates and to satisfy individual preferences.  

During the later stages of roasting, oils will appear on the bean’s surface giving darker roasts a shiny appearance. Few if any of the “origin flavor” (the flavors distinct to the varietals, altitude, soil and weather conditions of the individual growing region) are retained at the darker stages of roasting.  These origin flavors are eclipsed by the flavors of the roasting process itself.  Other coffee’s are generally roasted dark, this provides consistency and masks defects in the beans at the price of flavor and quality.

A few Panama Joe clients

We are pleased to provide Panama Joe throughout Panama and internationally to North America and Europe.

Below we have listed only a few samples of the type of places you’ll find Panama Joe coffee.

Super Gourmet Bocas

Super Gourmet features a treasure trove of gourmet goodies right in the middle of the tropical paradise of Bocas del Toro, Panama! We offer a vast and exclusive selection of meat, cheese and seafood. You will find fresh breads, dairy products, desserts and a delicatessen that serves home-made pizza, salads, sandwiches, rotisserie chickens and lots more.

Come into the store and discover flavors you won’t want to miss!

Vist us online @ : http://www.supergourmetbocas.com



Organica came from the dream of Maria Elena, one of the partners, who believed in the idea of ​​offering her family, friends and clients in general the possibility to care for and improve their health conditions through a healthy diet, free of chemicals and Pesticides.

Vist us online @ : http://www.organicastore.com

Bocas Paradise Hotel

Bocas Paradise Hotel & Restaurant a neat, clean and cosy colonial-style building that’s perched over the transparent waters of the Caribbean, right in the center of this vibrant little town.  The Bocas Paradise Restaurant seating overlooks the water out on the terrace where one can come or go by water taxi, as is customary here. Even if the walk is a few blocks, many residents and tourists alike opt to take the water route between destinations. The menu at the cafe is small, but rest assured that any choice is bursting with freshness and created with care.

Visit us online @ : http://bocasparadisehotel.com/

Season’s Restaurant

Lucero is pleased to announce a new taste experience – Seasons Restaurant –

Nestled in the heart of the emerald green highlands of Boquete, Panama, a surprising culinary jewel has emerged. Seasons Restaurant, a globally inspired, farm-to-table dining experience in the newly opened clubhouse of Lucero Golf & Country Club brings fine dining to a new level.

With an impressive wine cellar, Seasons is the perfect spot to sip an après-game cocktail or have dinner with friends while taking in the spectacular mountain views beyond our world-class, par-72 golf course.Visit us online @ : http://lucerohomes.com/-seasons-restaurant

Casa Sucre Coffee House

Located in the historic Casco Viejo neighborhood of San Felipe, Panama, Casa Sucre Boutique Hotel and Coffeehouse is a renovated 1873 Spanish Colonial home with five bedrooms and three apartments for those visiting our historic city.  Incorporated into the historic building is a 1,000 square foot coffeehouse featuring the coffees of the Boquete region of Panama.


Vist us online @ : http://www.casasucrecoffeehouse.com


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