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Coffee prices up 75% since the beginning of the year at Nairobi auction

NAIROBI, Kenya – Coffee prices at the weekly Nairobi auction have risen 75 per cent over the course of the year. The average price of...

Drought to affect Tanzania’s coffee production, says Coffee Board

ARUSHA – Tanzania’s coffee production is expected to go down in the next harvesting season, due to prolonged drought in the key producing areas,...

Brazil cuts its forecast for CY 2017/18 due to pest damage, wet weather

MILAN - In the third official forecast this year, Brazil reduced its estimate for CY 2017/18 by almost 800,000 bags to 44.77 million bags,...

Drought in Brazil has helped boost international prices for Uganda’s coffee

ROME – The increase in coffee prices has contributed to higher returns and a narrowing of Uganda's current account deficit. A report released in...

Ethiopia: global warming is affecting Africa’s biggest coffee producer

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia – Global warming is affecting the lives of an estimated 15 million Ethiopian farmers, who heavily rely on the coffee industry...

Kenya: Bad weather hurts coffee production, cuts harvests and earnings

CENTRAL KENYA – Coffee farmers in central Kenya are staring at reduced earnings compared to last season courtesy of extreme weather that has drastically cut harvests. A mixture of rains, chilly conditions followed by drought has conspired to ensure that growers will take home less during the current year.

Conab raises coffee crop estimate to record levels

Brazilian coffee production reached 51.37 million 60 kg bags in 2016/17, an increase of 18.8% over the previous cycle, when 43.24 million bags were...

Vietnam’s exports may fall by 20% down this year

Aging crops, flooding and drought: not the ideal blend for the world’s second largest coffee exporter. Vietnam’s coffee exports are likely to be hit this...

El Niño takes a heavy toll on Vietnam

Since the end of 2015, unusually dry conditions and sparse rainfall attributed to El Niño have caused water scarcity and significant damage to crops...

Colombian delegation concludes successful visit to Brazil

GUAXUPÉ, Minas Gerais, Brazil – The Colombian delegation headed by Roberto Vélez (picture), CEO of the Colombian Coffee Growers Federation (FNC), concluded a weeklong...

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