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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Cooperatives of coffee growers invest USD 14.3 million in social programs in 2017

Cooperatives of coffee growers invest USD 14.3 million in social programs in 2017

With their 536 points of purchase, they apply the purchase guarantee, the public good most valued by coffee growers. Bogotá, June 13, 2018 (FNC Press Office) – In 2017, the country’s 33 cooperatives of coffee farmers allocated 42.1 bi…

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FNC and USAID join efforts to promote specialty coffee, investment in production projects, and peace

FNC and USAID join efforts to promote specialty coffee, investment in production projects, and peace

A MoU was signed promote specialty coffee marketing, investment in production and transport infrastructure, and strengthening of producer associations to improve living conditions of coffee growers and help advance peace. Bogotá, May 29, 20…

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Manos al Agua wins SCA Sustainability Award

Manos al Agua wins SCA Sustainability Award

The integrated water river basin management project is implemented by the FNC as part of a public-private partnership. Seattle, April 19, 2018 (FNC Press Office) – The Manos al Agua Project, implemented by the Colombian Coffee Growers…

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World Coffee Producers Forum will become an organization

World Coffee Producers Forum will become an organization

• Professor Jeffrey Sachs presented an outline of the study “Economic and Policy Analysis for Improving Smallholder Coffee Producers’ Incomes” commissioned by the Forum.• Coffee producers are concerned about devastating consequences of curr…

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With rust-resistant varieties, Colombian coffee growers save over $200 million a year

With rust-resistant varieties, Colombian coffee growers save over $200 million a year

This value is equal to coffee rust control costs, including fungicides, labor and equipment. The saving contributes to profitability of producers. Bogotá, March 23, 2018 (FNC Press Office) – Thanks to varieties resistant to disea…

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Colombian coffee production closes at 14.2 million bags

Colombian coffee production closes at 14.2 million bags

Coffee production in December increased 18% compared to the same month in 2016. Coffee exports increased 2% in 2017.

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Assisted harvesting & rust resistance advances are shown to coffee growers

Assisted harvesting & rust resistance advances are shown to coffee growers

Institutional work led by the FNC Technical Division, including Cenicafé (the R&D arm), seeks to optimize harvesting, reduce labor costs, and continue protecting Colombian coffee crops from diseases. Manizales, Caldas, December 6, 2017…

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A Cauca coffee lot is sold at $20.25/lb at international auction

A Cauca coffee lot is sold at $20.25/lb at international auction

The lot, produced by Edgar Moreno on the farm “Los 3 Edgaritos”, captivated participants of international auction “Colombia, Land of Diversity (Mid-Harvest).” Bogotá, October 20, 2017 (FNC Press Office) – In an exciting bid, a coffee l…

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