Monthly Archives: November 2014

Brazil, rains start to settle in, strong Robusta Crop Expected, to early to tell on arabica

Rains are forecast to return to Brazil this week,  regular rains should settle in by this time of the year and are urgently needed after the drought that has already hurt production potential began to ease a month or so … Continue reading

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Crop Reports: Vietnam and Colombia

VIETNAM, the biggest producer of robusta is  set to reap an almost record harvest, helping to ease a global shortage.  Output will probably reach 28 million bags  in the year started Oct. 1, according to the median of 10 trader … Continue reading

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USDA: Brazil coffee crop ‘better than initially thought, Colombia beating earlier expectations too.

  Coffee output in Brazil, the top producing country, may not have fallen as far as thought this year, US officials said, with the harvest in third-ranked grower Colombia higher also. US Department of Agriculture foreign staff upped output forecasts … Continue reading

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Canada: Tim Hortons’ coffee prices set to go up next week

  David Friend, The Canadian Press Published Wednesday, November 19, 2014 5:29PM EST TORONTO — Your morning stop at Tim Hortons is about to get a bit more expensive. The restaurant chain says it plans to raise prices for coffee … Continue reading

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Colombia Maintains its growth Trend: Production Up 18%

BOGOTA – Colombia’s coffee production maintains its growth trend as a result of ambitious programs that promote the renewal of coffee plantations and production reconversion developed by the Colombian Coffee Growers Federation (FNC) at the country level. As a result, … Continue reading

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Indonesia Consumption: Almost 3 million bags, 8% annual growth. USDA Reports

Growing coffee consumption in Indonesia is transforming Indonesia’s coffee trade, according to the most recent USDA GAIN Report. Industry sources estimate that local consumption growth ( six to eight percent) is outpacing production growth (two or three percent). Given the … Continue reading

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Unchanged Uganda exports are expected

Uganda’s coffee exports are expected to reach 3.5 million bags in 2014/15, virtually unchanged on year but lower from the 14-year high of 3.58 million bags reached in 2012/13, the managing director of the state-run Uganda Coffee Development Authority said … Continue reading

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Demand Perspectives under higher prices, the impact of Folgers price hike

The maker of Folgers said its revenues and profits for the three months to October had been hit as consumers stopped buying its coffee after the company raised its prices earlier this year. The US group increased prices to consumers … Continue reading

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Coffee Market Highlights

Even if the weather situation in Brazil appears to be more stable,  consistent rains will be needed to support trees that were severely stressed earlier in the year.  Brazil will get dry weather through Friday, then showers. Temperatures will average … Continue reading

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2015 Brazilian Crop, unchanged around 45 million bags

GUAXUPE, Brazil (CNN) – A crippling drought in Brazil, the world’s biggest coffee-producing and exporting country, is sending coffee prices soaring to their highest in two years. In terms of taste, the coffee made from this year’s top-quality arabica beans … Continue reading

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