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The surprise October election of far-right presidential candidate Jair Bolsonaro to lead Brazil initially bode well for the Brazilian real. Since then the real has fallen 12% for the year, an indication of political uncertainty and slow growth. more

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A second World Coffee Producers Forum (WCPF) will take place stage July 10-11, 2019, in Campinas, Sao Paulo, Brazil. The event will continue discussions as the industry seeks solutions to problems that threaten future coffee supplies. more

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Brazilian Bounty

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Farmers enjoy the biggest coffee harvest in 150 years more

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Precision agriculture is the emerging mainstream of farming, using technology to zero in for the tightest degree of control and management. more

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World Coffee Producers' Forum calls on roasters to urgent discussions after the International Coffee Organization’s composite indicator falls to a 12-year low. more

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Coffee Irrigation

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August marks the beginning of green coffee exports from the largest and perhaps most spectacular coffee harvest in Brazil in 150 years. Estimates are firm at a combined 58 to 60 million 60-kilo bags of arabica and robusta. more

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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

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