Under the PCBI’s brand Kape Isla, it aims to:

Vision: Developing Fine Robustas and promoting Specialty Arabicas

To establish the Philippine Islands as the world’s preeminent supplier of high quality “Fine Robusta” coffees and to create a world class promotion program for” Specialty Arabica” coffees.
  • Becoming the leading coffee authority on Fine Robusta quality
  • Establishing a network of BPI-accredited plant nurseries for registered high quality cultivars for Arabica and Robusta coffees and planting Robusta and Arabica varieties that exhibit good cup qualities & desirable profiles
  • Promoting good agricultural practices (GAP) and post-harvest handling (PHH) to maintain quality through the effective use of extension services in areas producing high quality Arabicas and Robustas
  • Supporting and establishing research facilities and a center of excellence for soft and hard skills in producing high quality Robusta and Arabica coffees
  • Establishing and promoting the standards for facilities & equipment for PHH and storage for high quality Robusta and Arabica coffees
  • Creating a Fine Robusta strategic road map for the Philippines
  • Planting Robusta and Arabica varieties that exhibit good cup qualities & desirable profiles
  • Creating a transparent market for high quality Robustas and Arabicas
  • Promoting Fine Robustas and Specialty Arabicas by island origin/profiles
Mission: To unify the fragmented Philippine coffee industry into an engine of economic growth by:
  • Creating a specialty coffee association to increase internal consumption
  • Unifying cooperatives, producer organizations and exporters
  • Establishing quality standards for Arabica and Robusta coffees
  • Building electronic information platform(s) to share information
  • Promoting quality Philippine coffee both nationally and internationally
  • Creating a coffee origin/profile map
  • Serving as an information resource center
  • Developing innovative financing opportunities for farmers
  • Facilitating technical services and training throughout the value chain