The Nairobi Coffee Exchange (NCE) is the central coffee auction which is the trading floor for Kenyan coffee. It is a non-profit organization regulated by the government.
The role of the Nairobi Coffee Exchange is to provide a platform where buyers and sellers can come together to trade coffee in a transparent and efficient manner. The exchange provides a central location where buyers can inspect and sample coffee before purchasing it, and where sellers can present their coffee for sale to a wide range of buyers.
Kenya's location along the Equator provides a climate that is ideally suited for growing coffee. The Kenyan landscapes are dominated by Arabica type, accounting for 99%, The deep fertile volcanic soils and well-drained at high elevations are especially suited for the Arabica coffee typically produced from 1220 meters above sea level. These soils are also acidic, with a pH between 5.3 and 6.0.
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Some of the international networks, local partners and associations we are proud to work with.
Coffee for sale will be catalogued by the Marketing Agent and offered for sale at the auction. All the next sales’ catalogue can be downloaded here.
A web-based trading platform. It enables trading companies to participate in the coffee auction remotely from the comfort of their offices, homes and even outside the country.
Events, coffee education and sensitization programmes are at the heart of our strategy. Dive in and check out our extensive initiatives, events and programmes that revolves around coffee within teh local market and the international scene. Enjoy.