Research by ICO Shows Coffee Farmers Operating at a Loss

Colombian women working and collecting coffee beams at a farm - harvesting concepts

A study by the International Coffee Organisation shows that coffee farmers in a selected number of countries are operating at a loss. This to them means growing coffee is becoming more and more non-profitable for farmers.

According to the study, March 2015 saw the ICO composite price consistently going down below a 10-year average of $137.24 / lb. This has raised concerns about the economic situation of coffee production and the livelihood of growers

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