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Arabica production alone is expected to exceed Brazil’s entire 2017/18 crop in what the Brazilian state forecasting agency is predicting will be a record harvest. more

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Ipanema Coffees invested $10 million in technology at its new coffee processing mill on the Rio Verde Farm, Brazil more

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Tracing the origin story from seed to cup is the ultimate in marketing artisan coffee. more

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Nestlé SA wants to double its production of Dolce Gusto coffee pods at a Brazilian facility. To reach its goal, however, the multinational company is investing in some research and development. more

Coffee Report

Brazil Bets on Specialty Conilon

Photo byHarley Kalk da Silva (courtesy of Venturim Farm)

New clonals, post-harvest fermentation techniques, and better processing methods are some of the tools now used to produce high-quality conilon coffees in Brazil. more

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Favorable weather and flowering trees suggest good growing conditions for arabica in Brazil, the world’s largest coffee producer. more

Coffee Report

A blind cupping by 16 of the best Cup of Excellence judges in the world awarded a complex Brazilian natural all-time record score of 93.60. The coffee from Fazenda Camocim was the first coffee produced by biodynamic methods to ever win the top prize. more

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Biodynamic agricultural methods are not popular among producers in Brazil. more

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Cup of Excellence judges awarded top honors to women for an unprecedented 10 lots of Brazilian coffee in 2017. more

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The global instant market is expected to grow 5% through 2022. more

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NUCOFFEE, a platform developed by Syngenta, that supports all fronts of coffee chain, has switched to sustainable green coffee bags made of paper by Brazilian manufacturer Klabin. more

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Cerrado Mineiro is the first coffee-producing region in Brazil to be legally protected as a designation of origin. more

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Coffee varietals bear as many as seven seeds. more

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Temperature increases make southern Brazil, once a powerhouse of production, coffee-friendly again. more

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The Birth of Coffee Science

Photo courtesy of IAC

A century ago, the countryside town of Campinas was the high-tech center of coffee production in Brazil and, probably in the world. Founded in 1887, it will celebrate its 130-year anniversary in June. more

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'Voiceless' Women in  Brazil Raise a Shout

Photo courtesy Ernesto Ricciardi, Coffee Museum, Santos, Brazil.

Two important international coffee reports on the contributions of women in coffee largely dismiss women’s role in Brazil, prompting outcry and a national survey to quantify their participation. more

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Robusta varietals were first planted in Brazil only 60 years ago* at Cachoeiro de Itapamerim but commercial farms did not spread far until the 1990s. Today Brazil is the second largest robusta producer in the world with coffee covering 2.5 million ac more

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Robusta shortfall in Brazil

Photo courtesy INCAPER

Solubles manufacturers in the world’s largest robusta producing country may be forced to import coffee. more

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Coffee is one of the most volatile commodities. Unpredictable weather is always a factor in pricing as it determines harvest volume and crop quality, impacting supply and demand – but this cycle has given traders and roasters variables to consider. more

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Managing the entire length of a coffee chain is a business bet that is paying off for a Brooklyn roastery, its two farms, and mill and warehouse in Brazil and a coffee shop in the heart of New York City. more

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