Coffee cherries on tree

The breathtaking increase in Peru's coffee output seen over the past decade or so did not only come to standstill but was reversed of late as the country was affected by the severe leaf rust, or roya, outbreak that is also hurting production in Central America...

ICO - World coffee exports down 12% in May 2015

Members of the International Coffee Organisation exported 9.277 mln 60-kg bags of coffee in May 2015, down 12% from 10.542 mln in the same month a year ago, ICO data show. This brought total exports for the...

Indonesia - Sumatra coffee exports up 22.1% y/y in June 2015

Robusta coffee bean exports from Indonesia's main growing area in Sumatra rose 22.1% from a year earlier to 21,891 tonnes in June 2015, government data show, up 49% from May. The world's third-largest robusta p...

Colombia - Coffee growers protest against government

Coffee growers and other farmers threatened to initiate a mass national strike in the second half of July if the government continues to ignore their demands, according to local press reports. Over 20,000 produ...

Uganda - Coffee exports decline 8% in May 2015

Coffee exports in May 2015 fell 8% y/y to 263,330 60-kg bags from 286,668, industry regulator Uganda Coffee Development Authority (UCDA) said. The shipments fetched $30.58 mln, compared with $35.91 mln in May 2...

Vietnam - GSO sees y/y growth in June coffee exports

Vietnam will export an estimated 110,000 tonnes (1.83 mln 60-kg bags) of robusta coffee in June 2015, up 2% from a year ago, the General Statistics Office (GSO) said. The climb marks the first such increase s...

Indonesia - May coffee exports revised up

Indonesia has revised up its estimate of robusta coffee exports from its main growing area in Sumatra for May 2015, government officials said. Robusta exports rose 35% from a year earlier to 14,707 tonnes, revi...

Cameroon's robusta coffee exports fell slightly to 2,379 tonnes in May 2015 from 2,700 in the same month a year ago, according to the country's main i...

Nicaragua - Coffee exports in May up marginally on the year

Coffee exports reached 261,866 60-kg bags in May 2015, up 0.5% on the year, the national export centre (Cetrex) said. Shipments for the first eight mo...

Brazil - Government sells 20-year old coffee in auction

The Agriculture Ministry sold 7,260 60-kg bags of coffee from the 1993/94 crop in an auction on June 25 accounting for 74% of the 9,748 bags on offer....

Brazil - 2015/16 coffee harvest 42% completed

Brazil's 2015/16 coffee harvest was 42% completed by June 23, lacking the 52% harvested at this time a year ago, local analyst Safras & Mercado sa...

Cameroon - Robusta exports fall in May 2015

Cameroon exported 2,379 tonnes of coffee in May 2015, down from 2,700 a year earlier, National Cocoa and Coffee Board (NCCB) data show. This brought t...

International - USDA sees 2015/16 coffee stocks at four-year low, lower domestic consumption

Global coffee inventories by the end of the 2015/16 crop year will fall to their lowest level in four years as record-high consumption offsets higher ...

United Kingdom - ICE reduces number of suspended robusta stocks

ICE Futures Europe has issued a circular to update members on the status of suspended robusta coffee warrants in the Port of London. Circular 15/087 d...

 

United States - Starbucks raises Global Farmer Loan Commitment to $50 mln by 2020

Starbucks Coffee Company on June 22 announced an additional commitment of $30 mln as part of its Global Farmer Fund program. This investment is the continuation...

Vietnam - Industry stakeholders urged to promote Fairtrade

Fair trade certification would give Vietnamese exporters of tea, coffee, cocao, spices and handicrafts a huge advantage in expanding their market, but enterpris...

India - 2015/16 coffee output seen rising to record level

India is likely to produce a record 355,600 tonnes (5.927 mln 60-kg bags) of coffee in 2015/16 (Oct/Sep), up 8.75% from last year on good pre-monsoon showers in...

Vietnam - May coffee exports up slightly on the month

Vietnam exported 105,500 tonnes, around 1.76 mln 60-kg bags, of coffee in May 2015, up 1% from a month earlier, Vietnam's Custom said, compared with an earlier ...

Arabica sign on roasted beans

United States - ICE certified arabica stocks rise as of June 30

ICE certified arabica stocks rose by 2,060 60-kg bags to 2,150,108 bags as of June 30, exchange data show. There were 34,025 bags pending grading of which 11,70...

Robusta sign on roasted coffee beans

United Kingdom - Certified robusta stocks rise further

Tenderable coffee stocks held in ICE Futures Europe-nominated warehouses rose by a further 229 ten-tonne lots in the week to June 22 to 18,664 lots, exchange da...

Coffee beans at different roasting stages

First estimate of World Coffee Production 2014/15

Global coffee prices continued to be on a rollercoaster ride in the past couple of months as ongoing uncertainty over the extent of drought damage to Brazil's 2...