FNC redoubles efforts to increase profitability of Colombian coffee growers

FNC redoubles efforts to increase profitability of Colombian coffee growers

• In Colombia, these efforts will focus on increasing productivity of coffee plantations, reducing production costs and raising domestic coffee consumption. • Production for the first half is estimated at 5.89 to 6.37 million bags, for an a…

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Auction of 4th ‘Colombia, Land of Diversity’ competition to be held in Boston

Auction of 4th ‘Colombia, Land of Diversity’ competition to be held in Boston

On April 13, as part of the Specialty Coffee Expo. In total, 684 coffee lots were registered, from 16 departments, at the close of the call on January 31. Bogotá, February 22, 2019 (FNC Press Office) – The best coffee lots of the 4th Nation…

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Colombian coffee production rises 14.6% in January

Colombian coffee production rises 14.6% in January

Higher volume, coinciding with harvest peak, contributed to this rise. Exports in the same month rose 14.3% compared to January 2018.

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Colombian coffee production remains stable in November

Colombian coffee production remains stable in November

Last two months of the year are harvest peak in most of the country. Coffee exports rise 7.9% compared to the same month of 2017.

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FNC launches innovative, portable coffee harvesting machine

FNC launches innovative, portable coffee harvesting machine

The DSC18, which increases harvested volume on average by 50%, is the first selective coffee harvesting machine in the world, especially adapted to Colombian coffee farming conditions. Chinchiná, November 22, 2018 (FNC Press Office) –…

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Coffee growers ask for shared responsibility from the global industry to solve price crisis

Coffee growers ask for shared responsibility from the global industry to solve price crisis

• Producers from Africa, Asia and Latin America sent a letter to leading roasters and other companies calling for immediate joint actions. • Among the intended recipients of the letter are companies such as Starbucks, Nestlé, Joh Johannson,…

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ICO announces global campaign to warn consumers about coffee producers’ crisis

ICO announces global campaign to warn consumers about coffee producers’ crisis

At the end of the 122nd session of the International Coffee Council (ICC); these meetings were attended by representatives of Colombian coffee growers, including members of the Steering and National Committees of Coffee Growers and the FNC…

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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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