BOGOTÁ, Colombia – In November, production of coffee in Colombia, the world’s largest producer of mild washed arabica, was 1.1 million 60-kg bags of green coffee, down 22% from the 1,4 million bags registered in the same month of 2020, reports the Colombian Coffee Growers Federation (FNC).
So far this coffee year (October–November 2021), Colombian coffee production exceeds 2.1 million bags, down 18% from the 2.6 million in the same previous period.
Year-to-date (January-November) production reached 11.2 million bags, down 8% from the over 12.1 million in the previous period.
In the last 12 months (December 2020-November 2021), production fell 6% to 12.9 million bags from the 13.8 million in the same previous period.
Coffee exports in November fell 11% to 1.1 million 60 kg bags of green coffee from almost 1.3 million bags exported in November 2020.
In the coffee year (October-November 2021), coffee exports were 2.1 million 60 kg bags, down 9% from the 2.3 million exported a year earlier.
YTD (January-November) exports remain stable at around 11.2 million bags.
In the last 12 months (December 2020-November 2021), exports of around 12.6 million bags have also remained the same.