Japan is the fifth-largest importer of coffee and coffee products. As per ICO (International Coffee Organization), in the 2020-2021 crop year, it is estimated that Japan imported 6751 bags (in thousand 60-kg bags) of green coffee beans; a 0.1% decline
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According to Cecafé monthly report, Brazilian coffee exports recorded a decrease of 24.3% in February 2020: 2.7 million bags compared to over 3.5 million recorded in the same month of 2019. Arabica coffee represented 81.5% of total exports in February with 2.2 million bags shipped. Instant coffee made up 10.4% to 281,000 bags. Robusta coffee contributed 8.1% of exports with 219,000 bags, an increase of 3.3% on an annual basis. The main destinations for Brazilian coffee were the United States, Germany and Italy.
The dried husk of the coffee cherry is hitting markets internationally through small startups and major players such as Starbucks. Read more
In the New World Coffee Order, import and export operators become ambassadors of origin, improving the relationship of brands with the communities and the quality of the growing coffee.
A few companies have developed hydrocarbon free jute bags. They use Rice Bran Oil (RBO) and the producers of these bags claim that less contamination occurs with RBO compared to JBO.
In the 90s, about 20% of Brazil’s coffee production presented the so-called ‘Rio defect’, characterized by a strong off-flavour, often described as medicinal, phenolic, or iodine-like. Occasionally, this defect also occurs in coffees from other origins. Sign up to read more…
The coffee chain Boston Tea Party will be the first chain in Britain to announce a definite ban on disposable cups. As stated by The Independent, the company will banish disposable cups in June, and take the lead in the
The coffee market is now clearly split into portioned coffee and Whole grain / Roast&Ground coffee. In Italy, the market share increased by 20% and ESE by 5%, when the overall market is stable. It means that the commodity, simplicity and quality of these products are satisfying more and more consumers.
Now, as a roaster company or independent Barista, you want to launch your own products, how can you do that and what are the main parameters to control when developing your portioned coffee? [Sign in to continue]
According to Ico, the estimate of total production for crop (year 2016/17) has been revised upwards to 157.44 million bags, a 3.4% increase on 2015/16. Arabica production is up by 14.7% to 101.55 million bags, with increases observed for all
Coffee is a rather special market, in which annual output is affected by variables that can have a huge effect on performance. Global warming, for example, means that the crop now has to be grown at higher altitudes. Then there