Category: Coffee Trade

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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 […]

Why Is Green Coffee Illegally Smuggled Across Borders?

Every hour, thousands of kilograms of coffee are bought, sold, and transported around the globe. While most of this coffee will depart from producers and arrive at roasters through traditional channels, a significant volume will cross producing countries borders illegally via smuggling.  Here’s why coffee is smuggled across countries, who benefits from it, and what […]