Nicaragua's Coffee Output: 1.8 Million Quintals
Coffee production this year will be greater than in 2008/09, when the country outputted 1.5 million quintals.
Monday, September 21, 2009
80% of the coffee production is sold abroad, the main markets being the U.S. and Europe, explained Horacio Rappacciolli, CEO of 'CISA Exportadora'.
Coffee growers from the country's west ready the October launch of their fortified coffee brand "Oro Maya".
Producers estimate that the 2012-2013 coffee harvest will be reduced by 6%, being about 4.5 million quintals, instead of the 4.8 million quintals previously projected.
Coffee growers are counting on the production of more than 100 million quintals of top quality grain this harvest.
In the 2010/11, the country exported 600,526 quintals of special coffee, generating foreign exchange of $136.59 million. For this harvest, 2011/12, 660,593 quintals have been exported up to August, with foreign exchange earnings of $165 million.
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