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Batch 17 of Volcán de Fuego, a rare volcanic coffee from Guatemala

SAN DIEGO, U.S. - Volcán de Fuego (volcandefuego.com) announced yesterday that Batch 17 of its true volcanic coffee is now...

Cafetea Peru to promote Peru’s best beans at National Coffee Festival

LIMA, Peru – State-run program "Sierra y Selva Exportadora" will promote the best Peruvian coffees through "Cafetea Peru" ...

Indian State of Nagaland on a mission to relaunch its coffee sector

KOHIMA, Nagaland, India – The department of Land Resources of the Indian state of Nagaland is on a mission to relaunch its coffee sector, after the failure experienced over 30 years ago, in the early 1980s. The department aims to replicate the success story of the rubber growing, which was successfully introduced in some districts ...

Brazil’s 2017/18 crop 80% harvested. Robusta harvest virtually finished

MILAN – According to agricultural analyst Safras & Mercado, 80 percent of Brazil’s 2017/18 crop was harvested as of August 1, versus 76 percent at this time last year. S&M expects this year’s production to reach a total of 51.1 million bags. Harvest of arabica beans is at 74 percent...

Indonesia aims to become second largest coffee producer in the world

MAKASSAR, Indonesia – Agriculture Minister Amran Sulaiman said that Indonesia is aiming to become the second largest coffee producer. Therefore, farmers are expected to step up production from 691,000 tons in 2016 to 1 million ton this year. "We are now [in] the fourth [rank]. We need to increase [production] to 1 million ton.

Myanmar plans to expand coffee production to 60,000 tons by 2030

NAYPYIDAW, Myanmar – Coffee could be the next big export product for Myanmar. But the industry needs support and protection from the government to produce the crop and before local growers start competing in the international market. In 2015-16, Myanmar exported a total of 1,137 tons of coffee beans, more than double ...

What are Ghana’s real chances to become a player in the global market?

Ghana appears to have a dream of becoming a coffee exporter. But that dream seems as remote as it can possibly be, considering the robust global coffee market and the unrelenting competitiveness of the market leaders. “Exports in the first eight months of coffee year 2016/17 (Oct/16 to May/17) have increased by 5 per cent to ...

Costa Rica’s production could suffer the consequences of climate change

SAN JOSÉ, Costa Rica – The production of coffee around the world, including Costa Rica could be affected by climate change, stated experts and authorities in Colombia, which also warned no country is ready to face these problems. Because of how sensitive coffee plants are to small fluctuations in temperature as the temperature goes up ...

Philippines, Department of Trade presents roadmaps to stakeholders

CITY OF TABUK, Kalinga, The Philippines – The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) recently presented to stakeholders in the province the 6-year Philippine Coffee Roadmap and the Cordillera coffee industry development plan which aim to increase income for all coffee industry players from production to processing.

Here is why Canadians should demand a more eco-friendly cup of coffee

Coffee is Canada's most consumed beverage, even more than tap water. Coffee is the second-most traded commodity after crude oil, worth over $100 billion worldwide. The Coffee industry in Canada is around $10 billion. Of the traditional importing markets for coffee — North America, Europe and Japan, Canada is showing the fastest ...