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...

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...

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 data showed. This is up sharply from just 6,641 lot...

Italy - Lavazza to buy D.E. Master Blenders' coffee brand Merrild

Coffee roaster Lavazza has reached agreement to buy Danish coffee brand Merrild from D.E. Master Blenders 1753, the Dutch group which is seeking to comply with conditions set by the European competition authori...

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 growing areas, the state-run Coffee Board said in...

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...

Brazil - Minimum arabica price stays flat in 2015/16

The Brazilian government has recently published the minimum coffee prices for the period from April 2015 to March 2016. The arabica price has been mai...

Saudi Arabia - Coffee sales rise 25% p.a. during 2011-2014

Coffee and chocolate sales have trebled in the Arab world in the past decade, with consumption having increased by 100% in Saudi Arabia alone in the p...

 

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...

Kenya - Nestlé’s launches second phase of coffee project

Nestlé has unveiled a plan to spend about KES40 mln ($500,000) to boost coffee production and encourage participation of both women and youth in coffee farming ...

Brazil - 2015/16 coffee crop 36% harvested

Brazil's 2015/16 coffee crop was 36% harvested by June 16, behind the 45% a year ago but ahead of the five-year average of 33% for this time of year, local crop...

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 decline as of June 29

ICE certified arabica stocks fell by 1,777 60-kg bags to 2,148,048 bags as of June 29, exchange data show. There were 37,552 bags pending grading of which 6,502...

Pile of coffee bags

Tanzania - Weaker coffee exports in Mar/Apr

Coffee exports fell 15.8% on the month to 4,500 tonnes in the 30 days to April 15, 2015, the Central Bank of Tanzania reported, as the harvest has been harmed b...

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...