World coffee prices rose 4.6% in Dec – ICO

World’s coffee prices in December increased by 4.6% to 114.74 US cents per pound as prices of Arabica varieties increased, according to the International Coffee Organization (ICO). The largest increase was seen in the price of Brazilian Naturals, which grew by 8% during the period to 114.96 cents per pound, which is the highest increase […]

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Coffee producers battle price gloom

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Coffee, the world’s favourite morning cuppa of cheer, is not bringing any joy to its producers. Coffee growers are struggling, as falling prices amid the Covid-19 pandemic are resulting in most producer countries unable to cover their costs, “let alone provide a decent livelihood to their families,” the International Coffee Organization (ICO) said.  Top executives […]

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Prices of world’s most popular coffee variety Arabica fell for second straight month in May: ICO

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Prices of the world’s most widely consumed coffee variety, Arabica, fell for the second straight month in May amid expectations of a larger crop in Brazil and the ongoing Covid pandemic that has depressed consumer demand for a variety of products. According to the International Coffee Organisation’s (ICO) composite indicator, Arabica prices fell by 4.1% […]

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Global coffee market volatility ahead on severe Covid-19 demand and supply shock – paper

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The global coffee sector will continue to be volatile due to the severe demand and supply shown because of the Covid-19 pandemic, and the effects will materialise in different places at different times, the International Coffee Organization (ICO) and the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) said in a joint paper. “Policymakers should recognize this […]

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