Monthly Archives: March 2015

Yahoo Food: 5 Predictions About the Future Of Coffee

FWx took the stage at last weekend’s South by Southwest Interactive conference to explore the future of coffee technology, with F&W Deputy Digital Editor Lawrence Marcus leading a session featuring Counter Culture’s Meister and Invergo inventor Cameron Hughes. The future, … Continue reading

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WSJ – Brazilian Coops sees Harvest Down 50%

Brazilian coffee cooperative Cocapec expects its members to produce only about half as much coffee in 2015 as they produced during last year’s record harvest, the group’s sales head for coffee said Tuesday. The smaller crop is the result of … Continue reading

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Bloomberg Reports Expected All-Time High Record Crop in Indonesia

Coffee farmers in Indonesia,  will probably harvest a record crop in the season starting April after rains boosted yields.  Production may increase 18 percent to 650,000 metric tons from 550,000 tons a year earlier, the median of five trader estimates … Continue reading

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Colombia, Nicaragua, Uganda, Cameroon —– Jan / Feb Exports

COLOMBIA:  Columbian coffee exports reached a four-year high in February, boosted by growing local production, at a time of concerns over supplies in neighbouring Brazil. Columbian coffee exports stood at 1.07m bags last month, up 8.4% on the same time … Continue reading

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Coffee’s biggest single-session gain in five months, why? Brazil what else

Forecasts for dry growing conditions in Brazil, technical oversold conditions,  and a rebound in the real gave the market a jolt.  Prices  rose 6.4% to $138.05 (coffee’s biggest percentage gain since October 2014.) erasing more than a week’s worth of losses  The rally … Continue reading

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India’s Exports Jan/Fen 19% down year to year

NEW DELHI: Coffee export fell by 19 per cent to 49,272 tonne during the January-February period of this year on weak global prices. Total coffee shipments stood at 60,660 tonne in the same period of last year. Coffee export, in … Continue reading

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Robusta hits a 13 month low on Vietnam perspectives

LONDON: Robusta coffee futures dipped to a 13-month low on Thursday, pressured by expectations for a big 2015/16 Vietnamese crop   touching $1,781, the lowest level since February 2014, on the outlook for top grower Vietnam. Higher-than-expected exports of Brazilian conillon … Continue reading

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Bear/Bull Coffee?

Coffee outperformed among soft commodities in 2014 as a drought in Brazil – the world’s largest coffee producer – was expected to limit  supplies.  However now it  is the worst performing soft commodity this year, steady exports, a weak real, and … Continue reading

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Vietnam Coffee Stocks

Vietnamese speculators are stashing away bags and bags of robusta. The hoarding, the scale of which traders have never seen before, has cut exports and threatens to deepen a global deficit. People in the market say that in recent weeks … Continue reading

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