October 7, 2022

Coffee News Recap, 7 Oct: Severe weather forecast across several of Brazil’s coffee-growing regions, Nestlé commits US $1 billion to sustainable coffee production & other stories

Every Friday, Perfect Daily Grind rounds up the top coffee industry news from the previous week. Here are this week’s stories. Mon, 3 Oct Agency...

June 8, 2022

Can agroforestry help to secure the future of the coffee industry?

The International Coffee Organisation’s April 2022 report estimates that global coffee consumption will exceed production by some 3.1 million 60kg bags in 2022. To add...

September 28, 2021

How does El Niño affect coffee production?

We know that coffee is predominantly grown in the Bean Belt: a horizontal strip running around the planet between the Tropics of Cancer and Capricorn....

July 29, 2021

Why is frost in Brazil causing global coffee prices to increase?

On 1 July, frost was reported in some Brazilian coffee-producing areas – not an uncommon occurrence from June to August in the southern parts of...

March 5, 2020

Rethinking Insurance to Improve Coffee Farmers’ Resilience 

Coffee farming is an unpredictable business, at times devastatingly so. Weather conditions can take us by surprise while crop diseases can be prevalent and persistent....