Monthly Archives: July 2014

Uganda June exports down, almost unchanged year to date

Uganda exported 264,611 60-kg bags of coffee in June, down 27 percent from a year earlier, regulator Uganda Coffee Development Authority (UCDA) said on Wednesday. Coffee exports earned $32.8 million, down from $42.7 million in June 2013, UCDA said in … Continue reading

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Reuters reports rains in Brazil

SAO PAULO (Reuters) – Harvest of the world’s biggest coffee   crop may be stalled by the four to five days of rain that are in store for southeast Brazil starting Thursday, forecasters said on Tuesday. Brazil is in the … Continue reading

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Coffee, a bullish sales pitch

Investing in Coffee Futures Black Gold Jumps 50%! By Jeff Siegel Wednesday, July 16th, 2014 Thankfully, I’m not addicted. I don’t need it every single day, I can function without it, and a very small portion of my disposable income is … Continue reading

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Marginal Increase in Production expected in Indonesia.

Jakarta. Indonesia, the world’s third-largest coffee producer, is expected to produce 711,000 metric tons of coffee beans this year, an agriculture ministry official said on Thursday, up 2.9 percent from the 691,000 tons produced in 2013.  

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Coffee Borer In Hawaii

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Bearish Technical Picture as Market tries to stay above 160

Coffee is trading below the downward trend line on a 60 minute time frame. The commodity had a false breakout when it broke its first downward trend line and failed to break its minor resistance. The trading of the price below … Continue reading

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the science behind good coffee, what baristas need to consider when creating a cup of coffee

  Hadi Wakim, head barista at Novotel Abu Dhabi Al Bustan’s Recharge Lounge, tells us what baristas need to consider when creating a cup of coffee — there’s a lot of science and precision involved WHAT ARE THE MOST IMPORTANT … Continue reading

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Market Drop, call it the World Cup Effect

Brazil may be bidding auf wiedersehen to shortened work hours during the World Cup, but the soccer tournament left a mark on some commodities markets in which the South American nation is a major player. Trading in arabica coffee  futures … Continue reading

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Nespresso and Starbucks about to open on the land of Juan Valdez

Colombia is one of the world’s top producers and exporters of coffee, but two international brands are nevertheless aiming to gain a foothold in the key Latin American market. Within a few weeks of each other, two of the biggest … Continue reading

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Instant Coffee Rules the Emerging Markets

Americans’ taste in coffee might be getting more high-end _with a growing fixation on perfectly roasted beans, pricier caffeinated concoctions, and artisan coffee brewers – but it turns out a surprisingly big part of the world is going in the … Continue reading

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