Coffe news from the web – n. 21

latarde.com – 23th October 2010
Cosecha de 2010 será de 9,5 millones de sacos
[Colombia] – En 9,5 millones de 60 kilogramos cerrará la producción de café en 2010, ratificó el gerente de la Federación Nacional de Cafeteros, Luis Genaro Muñoz y con esto queda claro también que por segundo año consecutivo no se cumplirán las expectativas del gremio, inicialmente planteadas en 11 millones de sacos y que a mitad de la vigencia se llevó a los 10 millones. […] Link

que.es – 23th October 2010
Fairtrade ofrecerá café de comercio justo gratis en la Gran Vía hoy e informará sobre sus beneficios
[Madrid] – La asociación del sello Fairtrade ofrecerá café de comercio justo gratis en la Gran Vía de Madrid hoy, día 23, coincidiendo con la celebración del Día del Café Gratis, y aprovechará la ocasión para informar a los ciudadanos sobre los beneficios de este tipo de comercio. […] Link

thechronicle.com.au – 23th October 2010
Residents explore coffee origins
[Australia] – THE coffee industry is following in the footsteps of the food industry with more consumers wanting to know more about where they daily cup of java has come from. Findo’s cafe owner Tim Burstow said it was his job to educate his customers about the process of creating good coffee. […] Link

bloomberg.com – 22th October 2010
Brazil Coffee Crop Seen at Four-Year Low on Drought, Growers Group Says
Coffee output in Brazil, the world’s biggest producer, may drop to the lowest in four years in 2011 after a drought hindered flowering for the next crop, the head of a grower’s group said. […] Link

thehindubusinessline.com – 22th October 2010
Stronger rupee may dilute coffee exports next year
[India] – Coffee exports are under pressure following the rupee’s appreciation against the dollar in recent months. There is reluctance to book orders for the next season, or the early part of 2011, with sellers seeking higher dollar prices to offset the currency movement. This is despite the fact that the euro has gained 10 per cent against the dollar over the last five months, and Europe is India’s primary destination for coffee exports. […] Link

solvision.co.cu – 22th October 2010
Maisi: more than one hundred thousand cans of coffee collected
[Cuba] – More than one hundred thousand cans of coffee were collected in Maisí since the beginning of the current harvesting last August, result that ratifies this Guantanamo municipality as the Cuba’s largest coffee-producing municipality. […] Link

bloomberg.com – 22th October 2010
Coffee Exporters in Vietnam May Delay Shipments on Central Highland Rains
Coffee exporters in Vietnam, the world’s biggest grower of the robusta variety used in instant drinks, may slow shipments as rains in the central highlands increase concern about harvest delays, traders and growers said. […] Link

businessweek.com – 21th October 2010
Magic Johnson sells stake in urban coffee project
[Seattle] – Starbucks Corp. said Thursday that it has bought out Magic Johnson Enterprises’ half of their joint venture Urban Coffee Opportunities, which has opened more than 100 Starbucks stores in city neighborhoods nationwide since 1998. […] Link

THE coffee industry is following in the footsteps of the food industry with more consumers wanting to know more about where they daily cup of java has come from.

Findo’s cafe owner Tim Burstow said it was his job to educate his customers about the process of creating good coffee.

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