Brazilian crop estimates range from 54 million bags to 60 million bags. Brazilian crop reports, stock reports, currency reports and weather reports are dominating the coffee market, where most origins and commercial coffees are in the midst of a deep price recession, “The coffee crisis.” This trip report covers a very quick 4-day trip with […]

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honduras farms2

It is very common knowledge that Honduran coffee production has grown rapidly in the last five years. What is not widely known is that Honduran specialty coffee has also grown rapidly with some exceptional innovation from the independent Honduran companies. We found Honduras to be full of surprises. We traveled through the Central regions of […]

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Nicaragua coffee

Coffee production has been growing over the last 5 years to hit a projected volume of 3 million 46 kg bags for the 2019 crop. It is the second largest contributor to the GDP, generating US$ 450 million in export value. It’s considered a secondary mild and used primarily as a blender by roasters. It’s […]

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Aceh Sumatra

In my last visit report back in May 2018, I explained that it had been a tough year so far for Sumatra exporters. Both the winter and the spring crops had been well below normal and projected volumes. The fallout of such a tough year was evident during this trip, with 3 multinational companies having […]

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