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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‘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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