Increased Consumption of Gourmet Coffee in Panama

Domestic consumption of quality coffee has increased over the past 5 years.

Wednesday, November 3, 2010

Coffee farmers are not exporting all gourmet beans, 10% of production stays for the local market.

New offerings, flavors and retail centers have awakened consumer taste.

Prensa.com reports in their article, "The consumer market is adding a generation of better educated and higher income clients, which has increased demand and supply of coffee in shops specializing in a good drink prepared by professionals.”



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Helped by coffee shops, domestic consumption of quality coffee has increased over the past 6 years.

Currently the country produces about 4.5 million kilograms of green coffee, of which 400.000 is for domestic consumption.

"Although Guatemala produces one of the best beans in the world, coffee consumption was low (only 1.7 cups per person) until 2004 and the grain consumed was of lower quality.

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February 2013

In South Korea per capita consumption of coffee is five times greater than that of other countries in the Asia – Pacific region.

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Coffee Consumption Drops in Costa Rica

May 2010

Domestic coffee consumption has decreased from 4.16kg per person in 2004 to 3.54kg in 2008.

The data was published in the Annual Coffee Report by the Coffee Institute of Costa Rica (Icafé). Despite the drop in consumption, the country has the third largest per capita consumption among coffee growing countries, after Brazil (5.48 kg) and Honduras (3.77 kg).

Growers and Roasters Divided Over Coffee Supplies

April 2011

Costa Rican coffee roasters want to import coffee grain tax free due to a shortages in national production, which is denied by growers.

Costa Rica's Coffee Roasters' Association stated that in 2010 there was a 40% shortage in supplies for the internal market, which needed to be imported.

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