On 1 October 2018 the International Coffee Organization chose as theme ‘Women in Coffee’to celebrate women and their important role in the coffee chain.
The 121st International Coffee Council is taking place in Mexico, from 9th to 13th April 2018. This is the first time that the Council has met in Mexico, a country that is at the forefront of the process of modernization
The United States are withdrawing from the International Coffee Agreement 2007, the international commodity agreement between coffee producing and consuming countries, whose objective is to strengthen the global coffee sector and promote its sustainable expansion. As reported by Ico, the withdrawal
In Yamoussoukro, Côte d’Ivoire, from 25 to 29 September 2017, the 120th Session of the International Coffee Council will be held. It is the first time that a meeting of the ICO has been held in Côte d’Ivoire since 1969. In
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 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 International Coffee Council met in London at the headquarters of the International Coffee Organization from 13 to 17 March 2017 and decided by consensus to appoint Mr José Dauster Sette as Executive Director of the International Coffee Organization for a
The Executive Director of the International Coffee Organization, ICO, Mr Robério Oliveira Silva passed away on December 30, 2016. He died at the age of 53 and has been the head of the organization since 2011. He has been in
The Inter African Coffee Organisation (IACO) held its 56th Annual General Assembly in Yaounde, the capital of Cameroon on November 28 to December 3rd 2016. The theme of the symposium was “Inclusive Value Chain Transformation in African Coffee Industry”. Under
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]