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Coffee Trade, Importing, & Exporting

The market price for coffee (aka the C price) is known for fluctuating – and nothing demonstrates that more than the January report from the …

Armando Costa of Costa Café knows that you can find high-cupping specialty coffees in Brazil. He also understands that commodity coffee doesn’t always pay …

Chile is one of the few countries in Latin America where tea is more popular than coffee. Yet times are changing, and the specialty …

Ending “thin months” may require looking outside of the coffee industry. And more to the point, it may require building relationships with people outside …

The routine process goes something like this.  The producer or cooperative grows and processes green beans; the buyer exports and/or imports them; the roaster …

Coffee prices have been falling at a worrying pace, but in November it looked like a dramatic reversal was on the cards. That was until …

In 2015, the historically violence-ridden Tolima, Colombia held a specialty coffee auction. For producers, it was a wonderful opportunity: one to raise the profiles …

Producers, you know how amazing your coffee is. But how do you convince roasters? Sure, once your beans are on the cupping table they’ll …

The ICO recently announced devastating, if expected, news: coffee farming is less profitable. Some farmers are operating at a loss. Others profit from their current …

Quick, what’s the most pressing issue for smallholder farmers in coffee-producing countries? Is it access to healthcare, educational opportunities, or credit? Could it be …