Category: coffee industry

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How The World’s Leading Coffee Producer Is Dealing With COVID-19

COVID-19 related restrictions have impacted the world’s coffee production and exportation efforts. Despite this, Brazil 2020’s harvest is set to reach a historical high of 66.7 million bags. Though inventories were almost depleted during 2020’s off-season first quarter and bad weather hampered production in this time, future contracts for the commodity market haven’t significantly altered, […]

Can Australia Grow Its Consumption of Locally Produced Coffee?

Australia has a well-established specialty coffee scene, characterised by independent cafés and high coffee consumption levels. In fact, it’s estimated that over 384 Olympic sized swimming pools of coffee are consumed by the nation every year. A small group of producers have overcome financial and environmental challenges to grow Australian specialty coffee, and a dedicated […]

Could Home Brewing Increase Consumer Demand For Omni Roasts?

The Coronavirus has impacted the coffee industry. Thanks to shelter in place orders and orders to work from home, consumers are learning how to recreate their coffee shop favourites in the kitchen – using specialty coffee beans and home brewing equipment. With so many brewing options available, they might seek out a roast that can […]

COVID-19 & The Coffee Trade: Exploring The Short- & Long-Term Impact

Containers, cash flow, and congestion: COVID-19 is causing unprecedented chaos in the coffee industry. While coffee shops and roasters are shutting shop or looking for innovative ways to remain profitable, traders and producers are faced with a different kind of problem: how to keep the coffee industry running so that next year’s coffees make it […]