Talk about coffee and which country comes to your mind almost instantaneously. Perhaps some country from the lush lands of Latin America? That’s a no-brainer, considering how coffee, to them, has been a way of life. Gateway to South America,
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The Colombian government will not be offering immediate subventions to coffee farmers, due to budget constraints this year. This comes at a time when coffee producers are plagued with low prices and heavy rains, as reported by Reuters. The National Federation
The Colombian government will not be offering immediate subventions to coffee farmers due to budget constraints this year. This comes at a time when coffee producers are plagued with low prices and heavy rains, said the head of the
During the first eight months of the coffee year 2016/17 (from October to May) total coffee exports have been higher than the previous year (3.9 million bags higher). According to Ico, in May 2017 total coffee exports came to 10.9 million
According to Daily Coffee News, the World Coffee Producers Forum in Medellín, Colombia has seen the addition of a new member, former US President Bill Clinton, to join the discussion panel. President Clinton, alongside Colombian President, Juan Manuel Santos will
Things are about to change for good-especially for the coffee farmers who already grow high quality Arabica Colombian coffee beans amidst of all the challenges in Colombia – says Bloomberg.com. Colombia, already the world’s third-largest coffee grower, has been facing
Starbucks has opened two additional shops in Medellín, reports Medelin Living. The shops are located in the Santafé mall in El Poblado and Oviedo mall in El Poblado. The shops were opened on December 14 and December 19 2016 respectively.
Production Increase According to statistics from the Colombian Coffee Growers Federation, FNC, Colombia has produced 14 million 60kg bags in the last 12 months, reports Global Coffee Report. This compared to the previous year’s 13.6 million bags during the same
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 in the countries involved.[Sign in to continue]