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Vietnam may face coffee drain in May-June, says top exporter Intimex

HO CHI MINH CITY, Vietnam – The world's largest exporter of robusta coffee Vietnam could fall short of the bitter beans in the next two to three months due to rising shipments and dwindling domestic stocks, top exporter Intimex said on Tuesday. A smaller harvest is expected this year in export rival Indonesia and ...

Africa: Ethiopia is now the largest coffee market

According to a report by Euromonitor, Ethiopia is now one of the largest coffee markets in Africa with a rough estimate of...

VIETNAM – Government aims to maintain coffee farming area at around 600,000 ha

Vietnam will maintain its total coffee farming area at around 600,000 hectares from now to 2020, a government official sai...

Westrock Coffee changes lives: Over 14,000 coffee farmers receive training and support

ARKANSAS - In the past year, Westrock Coffee based in Little Rock has purchased coffee fairly from roughly 80,000 small co...

South Korea: High coffee price leaves a sour taste

By Choi Sung-jin* A cup of Americano sells for 1,000-1,200 won ($0.82-$0.98) at convenience stores. In Starbucks and ot...

Telemundo slates doc on child labor in coffee industry

MIAMI, U.S. - Hialeah, Florida-based, American Spanish-language broadcast television network Telemundo is premiering the d...

“Incredible growth”, better quality in East Africa specialty coffee sector

Farmers in East Africa had good reason to celebrate International Coffee Day this year on October 1. In the past few years, East Africa has undergone ...

Uganda needs a caffeine fix: insights from Vietnam’s coffee sector

KAMPALA, Uganda – Until recently Vietnam and Uganda shared a similar trajectory in the development of their coffee sectors. Today, Vietnam has emerged as the second largest coffee producer in the world. In Uganda, poor agricultural inputs and a failing institutional environment have resulted in low yields and slower development of the sector.

Awesome pictures from our field trip to Brazil (3)

Comunicaffè and Comunicaffè International took part to SCAE’s first autumn field trip to Brazil, in the Cerrado/ Sul de Mi...

Colombian coffee production up 4% during the past 12 months

BOGOTA, Colombia – Colombia, the world's largest producer of mild washed Arabica coffee, produced a total of 14.4 million ...