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The International Coffee Organization noted a sharp drop in green coffee prices in April, due in large part to investors selling long positions acquired months ago during a period of unusually high volatility. more

Jun 7, 2017 12:00 AM News

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

Dec 22, 2016 5:00 AM Features

Robusta shortfall in Brazil

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

Dec 22, 2016 12:00 AM Features

West Coast coffee industry recovers after protracted 2015 labor dispute but not before Portland loses major shippers; USDA inspections still trigger some delays. more

Feb 1, 2016 12:00 AM Features

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