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The FNC redoubles efforts to increase profitability of Colombian coffee growers

The FNC redoubles efforts to increase profitability of Colombian coffee growers

The FNC CEO, Roberto Vélez, announced the possibility that Colombian coffee stop trading on the NYSE, as current prices do not reflect the reality and quality of Colombian coffee and are not sustainable for producers.

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Coffee growers of Caldas, Antioquia, Cauca & Tolima win 4th Colombia, Land of Diversity contest

Coffee growers of Caldas, Antioquia, Cauca & Tolima win 4th Colombia, Land of Diversity contest Their work and commitment to quality were rewarded. The winners in each category received COP 25 million (USD 7,980) for their coffee and the opportunity to take it to the international live auction to be held in Boston, Massachusetts, on next April 13.

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Colombian coffee production falls 12% in March and 4.4% in coffee year

Colombian coffee production falls 12% in March and 4.4% in coffee year In April, harvesting will begin in Cauca, Nariño, Cundinamarca, Huila, Valle, Tolima and Norte de Santander.

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FNC & Café de Colombia attract new customers and important allies in Europe

FNC & Café de Colombia attract new customers and important allies in Europe Promotion of Colombian coffee in such important events as ITB Berlin, the world's leading travel trade show, in Germany, and its incorporation into the menu of El Corte Inglés restaurants are some of the relevant actions in this market.

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Colombian coffee production rises 2.5% in first two months of the year

Colombian coffee production rises 2.5% in first two months of the year In February, coffee exports rise 14.4%. This good joint performance offset a slight fall of 8.7% in February.

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Auction of the 4th ‘Colombia, Land of Diversity’ competition to be held in Boston

Auction of the 4th ‘Colombia, Land of Diversity’ competition to be held in Boston On April 13, as part of the Specialty Coffee Expo. In total, 684 coffee lots were registered, from 16 departments, at the close of the call on January 31.

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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%.