Global coffee production seen rising slightly to nearly 170 million bags in 2020/21; consumption seen rising faster

Total global production in coffee year 2020/21 is estimated to rise by 0.4% to 169.60 million bags, with Arabica production increasing by 2.3% to 99.24 million bags, the International Coffee Organization (ICO) said in its latest monthly report. World coffee consumption, its said, is projected to increase by 1.9% to 167.58 million bags in 2020/21 […]

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Upward trend in global coffee prices confirms recovery from lows of last nearly four years, says ICO


A firm upward trend of coffee prices over the first eight months of coffee year 2020/21 seems to confirm a net recovery from the low price levels that began in coffee year 2017/18, the International Coffee Organization (ICO) said in its latest monthly report, adding that coffee prices surged higher in May showing signs of […]

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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


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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