Escuela y Café, the FNC’s flagship educational program, is recognized by Global Compact Colombia

Escuela y Café, the FNC’s flagship educational program, is recognized by Global Compact Colombia

For good practices in sustainable development Bogotá, August 19, 2020 (FNC Press Office) – The Escuela y Café (School and Coffee) program, successfully implemented since 1996 by the Colombian Coffee Growers Federation (FNC) in 6th-to-…

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FNC makes eloquent call to care for life through its emblematic logo

FNC makes eloquent call to care for life through its emblematic logo

As a temporary measure to promote elemental self-care measures and avoid spreading of covid-19, Juan Valdez and the mule Conchita appear with masks, physical distancing, covering their nose and mouth when coughing or sneezing, or washing ho…

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Coffee for Peace in Colombia launches first Virtual Buyers Caravan

Coffee for Peace in Colombia launches first Virtual Buyers Caravan

In an initiative led by the FNC with the support of USAID From August 11 to 14, making the most of new technologies, and cup tasting previously shipped coffee, buyers and producers will have the interaction that is vital in the purchase of…

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Colombian coffee production falls slightly in July and grows in last 12 months

Colombian coffee production falls slightly in July and grows in last 12 months

The crop has been collected without major setbacks despite the pandemic Coordinated work of the coffee institutions and with authorities has allowed maintaining production and marketing. Exports registered slight increase (1%) compared to J…

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New guide to good post-harvest practices for washed Colombian coffee is presented

New guide to good post-harvest practices for washed Colombian coffee is presented

As a result of joint work between FNC, Cenicafé and USAID The teaching material describes step by step the importance of the collection, pulp removal, fermentation, washing, drying and storage stages, all of which are key to producing highe…

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Buencafé reports best first half of its history

Buencafé reports best first half of its history

Amid the pandemic and thanks to effective operational and commercial work Between January and June 2020, it reached sales of USD 78.4 million, up 10% from the USD 71.3 million of first half of 2019. As part of the FNC, all profits of&n…

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Colombian coffee production grows 12% in June

Colombian coffee production grows 12% in June

In the middle of the pandemic, harvest has been possible thanks to joint efforts In the last 12 months, Colombian coffee production exceeds 14.2 million bags. In June, coffee exports rose slightly. Bo…

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Social investment of coffee grower cooperatives exceeds USD 14.8 million in 2019

Social investment of coffee grower cooperatives exceeds USD 14.8 million in 2019

They acquired 31% of the coffee produced in Colombia • Formal and non-formal education, BEPS, environment, and production infrastructure are some items to which it was allocated, with both its own resources and those from the FLO (fair trad…

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FNC launches campaign to draw attention to and raise awareness on environmental matters

FNC launches campaign to draw attention to and raise awareness on environmental matters

Based on the four sustainability dimensions of its value strategy “The current pandemic urgently reminds us about our responsibility as producers, marketers and consumers for a more respectful and harmonious relationship with nature,” the F…

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