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SCA Tackles Coffee Pricing Crisis

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The Specialty Coffee Association launched a new initiative in December to investigate and address coffee prices and the effects on farmers around the world. Read more

Coffee Report

A longtime conundrum in the coffee industry has been the disconnect between low stocks and decreasing production of arabica worldwide, and the low prices obtained by growers’ co-operatives. Read more

Features

Starbucks has pledged $20 million in temporary relief for Central American coffee growers placed in financial jeopardy by depressed coffee prices. Read more

News

Coffee farmers across Jamaica are looking for places to sell their products. Read more

Coffee Report

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

News

In 2018 bears are expected to continue to outnumber bulls. Depressed coffee prices resulted in less volatility with lower prices the past two years. This stability is due to arabica trading under $1.20. Read more

Features

The composite indicator of coffee prices averaged $1.14 per pound in December, down 2.8% from November, ending the year on a 22-month low, according to the International Coffee Organization. Read more

Coffee Report

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. Read more

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