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Land Equivalency Ratio and Gross ProfitDaily Coffee News by Roast Magazine

In order to adapt to coffee crops that have been affected by leaf rust, Carlos Cano, 43 has turned to selling macadamia nuts. To address the drivers of migration — debt/prices and climate pressures — highlighted in the last post, we need to consistently seek a deeper… Source link

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Coffee Farmers Face Increasing Pressure To MigrateDaily Coffee News by Roast Magazine

This Guatemalan coffee nursery represents a small part of the labor, cost and risk farmers face when deciding to invest in their coffee farms. Photo by Oscar Leiva/Silverlight for CRS The drivers of migration remain the usual suspects: climate change, debt, prices, and,… Source link

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An Elusive Quest?Daily Coffee News by Roast Magazine

Photo Credit: Philip Laubner, courtesy of CRS Coffeelands. Recurrent drought, which decreases both coffee and staple crop yields, can contribute to the decision to migrate. Francisco* migrated to Guatemala City several years ago. He worked the night shift, behind the… Source link

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ACE Tweaks Cup of Excellence Rules for 2019 Competitions and AuctionsDaily Coffee News by Roast Magazine

Judges at the 2019 Brazil Cup of Excellence. Brazil Specialty Coffee Association Facebook photo. As it pushes toward its 20th anniversary, happening later this year, the origin-focused coffee competition and auction program Cup of Excellence is introducing several key… Source link

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Global Coffee Platform and Hivos to Collaborate in Latin AmericaDaily Coffee News by Roast Magazine

Daily Coffee News photo. Two of the leading nonprofit organizations involved in global coffee sustainability, the Global Coffee Platform (GCP) and the Humanist Institute for Development Cooperation (Hivos) have signed a letter of intent to address some of the main… Source link

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Oro Group to Host 2019 Quality Competitions and Auctions in HondurasDaily Coffee News by Roast Magazine

Following its first ever coffee competition and auction last year in Santa Barbara, Honduras, the Oro Group is expanding the competition platform in 2019. The Oro de Santa Barbara program will return for 2019 from May 14-17, while the group is adding the Oro de… Source link

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Most Wild Coffee Species, Including Arabica, Are Now in Danger of ExtinctionDaily Coffee News by Roast Magazine

Naturally dried forest coffee. Photo by Emily Garthwaite of Union Hand-Roasted Coffee, courtesy of Kew. Wild Coffea Arabica is for the first time being classified as an endangered species. Worst yet, new research shows that 60 percent of wild coffee species are now

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Another Giant Step for Transparency with the 2018 Specialty Coffee Transaction GuideDaily Coffee News by Roast Magazine

The team at Emory University-based Transparent Trade Coffee has released the first version of its “Specialty Coffee Transaction Guide,” designed as a price discovery tool for both buyers and sellers of specialty-grade green coffee. The guide is without a doubt the… Source link

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Our Top Columns on Coffee Prices in 2018Daily Coffee News by Roast Magazine

Under the umbrella of “prices” come any number of other important topics: Cost of production, profitability, futures contract lengths, supply and demand fundamentals, shifting financial markets, the role of technology in speculation, and much, much more. Yet behind… Source link

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The Top News on Coffee Prices in 2018Daily Coffee News by Roast Magazine

Coffee farmers gather new coffee trees at a nursery in Huehuetenango, Guatemala. Starbucks courtesy photo. We identified green coffee prices as the top coffee news story of 2018 in our introduction to our 2018 Year in Review series, so it’s fitting that we end the… Source link