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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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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