January 13, 2022

Why does Ecuador import so much coffee?

Ecuador is the 20th largest coffee producer in the world, but its coffee imports actually outstrip its production figures by some way. In the 2018/19...

December 16, 2021

Breaking down logistical challenges in the coffee sector

The logistics of the international coffee sector have always been difficult to negotiate, but over the last couple of years, some of these challenges have...

December 14, 2021

How does the price of coffee affect availability and supply?

If you were in a business that suddenly became 10 times more profitable overnight, how would you react?  You would probably stay in the business,...

November 25, 2021

Why is it getting more expensive to ship coffee?

It’s estimated that around 90% of global goods are transported by sea at some point. Over half of these goods – including, fruit, vegetables, and...

November 8, 2021

Why is green coffee traded between producing countries?

Generally speaking, coffee producing countries aim to export to major consuming countries and increase international demand. This often supports coffee farmers to obtain better prices...