Monthly Archives: December 2012

Trivia, with coffee turning hip, look at some of the names of Christmas Gifts related to it

You wont boil water properly unless you get a  PerfecTemp Water Kettle, since “Boiling water over a stove is fine, but precise coffee brewing requires temperature control.” Grinding your beans?  get a  Baratza Virtuoso Grinder or look at this set … Continue reading

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Coffee Leaf Rust or “Roya” keeps spreading

Days ago we posted news from Nicaragua regarding a strong infestation in Jinotega.  The Southern Part of Costa Rica suffered from it as well, and this years crop will drop by 40% as a result in that area, Now Jamaica’s coffee … Continue reading

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Coffee Market, Looking at the Chart: Dec 11, 2012

Yesterday the market closed at its lowest life of contract level, furthermore below  the failed reversal low level of Nov 28 of 147.10, this could have been interpreted as additional sell signals by some technicians.  However once again it dodged … Continue reading

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Indian Coffee Hit by Market Drop as Higher Crop comes in

KOCHI: Indian coffee exporters are staring at a bleak year as global coffee prices tumble with Brazil and Vietnam, the two largest coffee producers, harvesting a bumper crop. The global sentiment is reflecting in the Indian coffee prices as well. It is feared that the … Continue reading

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Jakarta Globe reports stronger Indonesian Differentials

Indonesia Coffee Premiums at 7-Month High; Vietnam Sold Lewa Pardomuan | December 06, 2012 Workers roast robusta coffee beans at Losari coffee plantation in Magelang, Central Java in this file photo. (Dimas Ardian/Bloomberg) Singapore. Premiums for Indonesian robustas were at their strongest … Continue reading

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2 1/2 year low and a higher close yesterday, a bottom or just another disappointment?

Arabica coffee futures on ICE hit a 2-1/2-year low as the market looked for a bottom on Wednesday, and then turned higher along with the commodity complex. March arabica coffee futures closed up 0.75 cent, or 0.5 percent, at $1.4910 … Continue reading

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Depressed Coffee Market for how long?

The Coffee market remains one of the more oversupplied commodity markets. After several years of shortages, the trend has certainly reversed for the soft commodity markets. Brazil is expected to produce 50.8 million bags of Coffee beans during the 2013 … Continue reading

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Indian Differentials trend lower as the new crop gets closer … 3.6% higher

MUMBAI–India’s coffee exports,  are likely to pick up from January with the arrival of new crop supplies. Exports were lower  this year as a small domestic crop pushed up local prices above global levels. Indian arabica prices were 2%-3% higher … Continue reading

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Fueled by Conillons, At 54 million Brazil is expected to harvest a record “low” crop

Brazil’s total coffee output in 2013 may reach 54 million bags, a record for the smaller crop of the biennial harvest. While Brazil is the coffee largest producer, its components are as follows: Largest unwashed arabica 2nd Robusta Producer 2nd/3rd … Continue reading

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Coffee Rust hits Nicaraguan Plantations

Coffee Rust is spreading through Jinotega, the northern Nicaraguan department where aproximately 40-45% of the country production is based.  According to this Nuevo Diario report, a drop of 100,000 bags for this crop can result of this, with longer lasting … Continue reading

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