Monthly Archives: December 2013

Tea Time? Not anymore, Daily Telegraph reports that Britain is now a nation of coffee drinkers

New figures reveal tea sales have fallen by more than 6 per cent in the past year as Briton’s swap a traditional cuppa for a cappuccino Britain is falling out of love with the cuppa after a dramatic fall in … Continue reading

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Technical View

MAR COFFEE:  On the daily chart it reached the 100 moving average faced strong resistance (at that same level it found the Monthly Pivot r2 and the upper envelope level) and sold off.  The key now is whether this potential correction … Continue reading

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Numbers hitting the market

A drop in robusta coffee inventories monitored by NYSE Liffe to an 11-year low boosted coffee prices on speculation that roasters will use more supplies of arabica beans as robusta supplies remain scarce. Drop in ICE-monitored coffee inventories to a … Continue reading

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WSJ Reports on Coffee Price perspectives

Investors are waking up to cheaper gourmet coffee. Prices of arabica-coffee beans, prized by high-end roasters like Starbucks Corp.SBUX -0.12% for their mild flavor, last month hit a seven-year low after a bumper crop in South America flooded the market. But money managers are … Continue reading

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Bloomberg reports easing of Vietnam differentials

Coffee beans from Vietnam, the world’s biggest grower of the robusta variety, are trading at a smaller premium as farmer sales are “picking up” and buyers are reluctant to pay as much, according to Volcafe Ltd. Vietnamese beans for shipment in … Continue reading

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In the UK 10% of people think coffee causes cancer

A new poll reveals the extent of the British public’s misconceptions about coffee, with 9% of those polled believing drinking it can lead to the disease. And one in 10 think caffeine is the key to weight loss, according to the … Continue reading

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Nicaragua approves new tax to help fight against Roya

Nicaragua Estimated impact: 37%  of  the total planted area of  125,000 hectares were affected. Revenue loss in the 2012/13 crop of $97 million 20% Decrease in job creation for the harvesting of the 2013/14 crop Further decrease in production for … Continue reading

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COFFEE-DRINKERS reckon “eco friendly” coffee tastes better despite new research showing no one can actually tell the difference.

Study shows coffee drinkers spending more on ‘eco friendly’ coffee I just bought cheap clothes made in China but this eco-friendly coffee will make a difference. Picture: Thinkstock.Source: News Limited Results of a study in Sweden shows coffee consumers are willing … Continue reading

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Tumbling coffee prices? Not out of home

Have you heard the news? Everyone’s talking about it! Or really, just people interested in the coffee market. Anyway: Coffee bean prices are falling, tumbling and otherwise plunging to new lows. Sounds great, right? Well, sort of. Unfortunately, it doesn’t … Continue reading

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Where manners save you money on your cup of coffee

Coffee Prices At This Cafe Vary Depending On How Rude You Are By Chris Morran December 11, 2013   (Twitter user @tokai06) What began as a bit of fun for the occasionally frustrated workers at a cafe in the French city of Nice … Continue reading

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