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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‘Colombia is the country with the greatest diversity of coffee flavors’- FNC CEO

‘Colombia is the country with the greatest diversity of coffee flavors’- FNC CEO

Over 100 exhibitors from the production and commercial coffee chain will participate in Cafés de Colombia Expo 2017. The XII Colombian Barista Championship, the VII National Cup Tasters Championship, and the II National Brewers Cup will tak…

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First World Coffee Producers Forum plots roadmap to deal with common challenges

First World Coffee Producers Forum plots roadmap to deal with common challenges

An Action Plan to be developed with specific goals, the conduction of an independent study, and the creation of a Committee with wide representation of different links of the global coffee chain stand out among the final resolutions adopted…

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Fair trade is not doing enough for coffee. – Jeffrey Sachs

Fair trade is not doing enough for coffee. – Jeffrey Sachs

A pound of coffee gives about 25 cups; at a price of US$ 1.25 a pound, coffee producers receive barely 5 cents per cup of coffee.If consumers paid an extra 5¢ per cup of coffee, farmers would receive twice what they receive today. “A small…

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Coffee is an anchor for rural development. – Bill Clinton

Coffee is an anchor for rural development. – Bill Clinton

Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos recognized the FNC’s efforts towards a higher income for coffee producers and its fostering of social development in rural Colombia. Medellín, Colombia, July 11, 2017 – During his participation in the…

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Coffee-producing countries call for join efforts to make farmers sustainable

Coffee-producing countries call for join efforts to make farmers sustainable

Government officials of coffee-producing countries stressed the need to work along with all actors of the coffee value chain to address common challenges. Medellín, Colombia, July 11, 2017 – Urging the coffee industry to work together for s…

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The FNC celebrates 90 years of building a coffee country

The FNC celebrates 90 years of building a coffee country

Throughout its history, always working for coffee growers’ well-being, the FNC has substantially contributed to the country’s economic and social development. The FNC has built or improved over 7 million infrastructure works, including hous…

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