According to The Times of India, 3,733 bags of arabica coffee was sold in a auction organized by Brazil’s crop supply agency, Conab, on April 5, 2017. The auction finished government’s coffee stocks for the first time in ten years. According
Month: April 2017
Opposed to what looked like hurtful media campaign against the brand’s announcement of hiring refugees, hasn’t done any practical damage – says Starbucks in a letter that shows market research from Kantar Millward Brown, firm that has been providing Brand
Refractometers and the “Perfect Cup”
For the last episode of this small review of new techs related to coffee, I will try to consider the use of refractometers for the “Perfect Cup” preparation. Barista’s refractometers such as the VST and Atago are the most popular on the market. I will propose in a future post a scientific and statistical comparison between VST, Atago and the RE40D from Mettler-Toledo (professional laboratory refractometer).
According to ICO , market weakens further due to high exports and increasing inventory levels. In March 2017, the ICO composite indicator price fell slightly. While Robustas remained broadly stable, Arabica prices were under pressure. The monthly average of the
The Union Centrale des Coopératives Agricole de l’Ouest, UCCAO, is planning to upgrade its coffee roasting plant. UCCAO, which is an agricultural cooperative in the Western region of Cameroon, has budgeted up to 400 million fcfa (about 650,000 USD) for
Vietnam and India have uplifted back-to-back bans on some commodities that were placed earlier this month. The ban prevented Indian roasters from importing coffee beans from Vietnam. The ban by India was placed on March 7 and prevented coffee roasters