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Coffee growers demand co-responsibility from the world industry in solution of crisis

Coffee growers demand co-responsibility from the world industry in solution of crisis

Producers from Africa, Asia and Latin America sent a letter to leading roasters and other companies calling for immediate joint actions.

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Colombian coffee production rises 14.6% in January

Colombian coffee production rises 14.6% in January Higher volume, coinciding with harvest peak, contributed to this rise. Exports in the same month rose 14.3% compared to January 2018.

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Colombian coffee production remains stable in November

Colombian coffee production remains stable in November Last two months of the year are harvest peak in most of the country. Coffee exports rise 7.9% compared to the same month of 2017.

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FNC launches machine that optimizes selective coffee harvesting by 50%

FNC launches machine that optimizes selective coffee harvesting by 50% The DSC18 is the first Selective Coffee Harvester in the world. It is designed specifically for Colombian coffee farming.

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Coffee begins to be carried by train to the port of Santa Marta

Coffee begins to be carried by train to the port of Santa Marta Transport costs are reduced between 15 and 20%.

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Over 1,100 lots will compete in 3rd national quality competition ‘Colombia, Land of Diversity’

Over 1,100 lots will compete in 3rd  national quality competition ‘Colombia, Land of Diversity’ The competition is gaining more and more strength, with more producers registering their coffee to be evaluated.

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ICO announces global campaign to warn consumers about coffee producers’ crisis

ICO announces global campaign to warn consumers about coffee producers’ crisis At the end of the 122nd session of the International Coffee Council (ICC).

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Increasingly more women and young people are coffee-farming leaders in Colombia

Increasingly more women and young people are coffee-farming leaders in Colombia In the Municipal Committees, the percentage of female participation increased from 16% to 24%, a proportion very close to 28% of the electoral roll, while in the Departmental Committees the figure practically doubled, from 8% to 15%, a great achievement of these elections.

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Cafés de Colombia Expo, the most important specialty coffee fair in Latin America, is coming

Cafés de Colombia Expo, the most important specialty coffee fair in Latin America, is coming From October 3 to 6 in Corferias, Bogotá.

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The FNC presents new ecological coffee washing technology for small producers

The FNC presents new ecological coffee washing technology for small producers It enables to wash coffee with less than 0.7 liters of water per kg of dry parchment coffee. Ecomill® LH-300 preserves the features of the Ecomill® technology, developed by Cenicafé to reduce water use in wet processing.

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The FNC urgently calls on the global industry and the government on falling coffee prices

The FNC urgently calls on the global industry and the government on falling coffee prices The FNC Steering Committee urgently calls the global industry and the national government on falling coffee prices.