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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

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Singapore is a hub for business in Asia. It’s also spilling over with a vibrant coffee and tea culture fueled by colorful locals who won't let go of their tea and coffee culture. Read more

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Brazilian Bounty

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Farmers enjoy the biggest coffee harvest in 150 years Read more

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Officials in Costa Rica are trying to end a 30-year ban on robusta production in order to combat climate change and improve farm incomes. Read more

Coffee Report

Coffee beans at a plantation after rain in Vietnam

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Vietnam intends to maintain its global position as the world’s largest producer of robusta, increasing both acreage and yield, while transitioning several promising growing regions to arabica. Read more

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Brazil Bets on Specialty Conilon

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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. Read more

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Implementation of rules that govern pricing of London coffee futures beginning this spring are not expected to disrupt markets. Read more

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The accelerating pace of trades and a desire for greater transparency, efficiency, and quicker settlement on delivery of robusta coffee futures contracts has prompted a number of changes in rules for trades on the Intercontinental Exchange. Read 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 Read more

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Robusta shortfall in Brazil

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

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The National Coffee Congress for Costa Rica recently voted to continue a ban on robusta cultivation. Read more

Coffee Report

Nespresso began investing five years ago in a successful project to reintroduce the world to the finest coffees from South Sudan. Revitalizing the war-torn country’s coffee industry is underway. Read more

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The worst drought in 80 years in Brazil has led to daily rationing in smaller cities. The two main reservoirs serving Sao Paulo, South America’s largest city, could dry out by February. Read more

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An ongoing drought is sending ripple effects through the robusta supply chain. As inventories decrease, warehouse employees are facing layoffs. Read more

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    dry coffee beans in farmer hand at plantation

  • harvesting of coffee in Vietnam near Da Lat

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    harvesting of coffee in Vietnam near Da Lat

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