It is winter in the Southern Hemisphere and the Australian Bureau of Meteorology reports an unusually fierce and damaging frost. The spring harvest, with a prized first flush, is endangered. Read more

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The Coffee Nation

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While celebrating a record harvest of 61.7 million bags last year, Brazil was crowned the biggest consuming market in the world. Domestic coffee drinkers emptied 21 million 60-kilo bags of coffee in 2018, an increase of 3%. Read more


Plucking cannot commence until Feb. 18 in the major producing states of Assam, Arunachal Pradesh, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, Tripura, and Manipur. Lower altitude Bengal and Bihar can begin as early as Feb. 11. Read more

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Brazilian Bounty


Farmers enjoy the biggest coffee harvest in 150 years Read more


The International Coffee Organization projects a record harvest of 153.9 million 60-kilo bags in 2016/17. Read more


Coffee production in India is expected to touch a new high of 3,55,600 metric tons this year starting October, as there has been sufficient rain in almost all the states that grow the crop. Read more

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Specialists from Japan plucked 1,400 Japanese varietal plants during the first week of May. Read more

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The Williames Selective Tea Harvester arrived at the Tea Research Foundation in Africa in 2014 and is being tested on a plot of two different tea cultivars. Read more

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The Sandakphu Tea Factory in Ilam, eastern Nepal, was set up to allow local villagers to process their freshly harvested tea and produce some unusual and high quality white, oolong green and black teas. Read more

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  • dry coffee beans in farmer hand at plantation

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    dry coffee beans in farmer hand at plantation

  • Coffee beans at a plantation after rain in Vietnam

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    Coffee beans at a plantation after rain in Vietnam

  • harvesting of coffee in Vietnam near Da Lat

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    harvesting of coffee in Vietnam near Da Lat

  • Coffee plantation - Dalat, Vietnam

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    Coffee plantation - Dalat, Vietnam

    Coffee plantation - Dalat, Vietnam

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