Further Increases Foreseen in Coffee Prices

The price of futures reached the highest level in the last 32 months and market analysts project that in November there will be increases of between 10% and 12% in the retail price in USA.

Tuesday, October 7, 2014

On October 5, the future price of Arabica coffee up to December rose by 6.9% to $2,208 on the ICE Futures market in New York, the highest increase in active contract seen since April 22. The price then reached $2,255, the highest since January 20, 2012.

Bloomberg.com reports that "... Prices rose after dry weather was forecast for the next ten days in Brazil, after several days without persistent rainfall in most regions where the grain is harvested. "

"... Some retail prices in the United States tend to rise in mid-November, said Ross Colbert, a strategist in the global beverages sector at Rabobank International. The National Council of Coffee in Brazil has estimated that producers could collect less than 40 million bags in 2015, creating the biggest drop in the past 50 years. "

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Global Coffee Prices - April 2016

May 2016

Arabica and Robusta prices went in opposite directions this month, with Arabica prices dropping back down after March’s rally, while Robusta increased to the highest monthly average since November.

From the "Report on the coffee market in April 2016" by the International Coffee Organization:

International Price of Coffee Drops 5.7%

July 2014

The future price of coffee has reached its lowest level in the last 5 months in response to an in increase in the production of grain in Brazil.

The slowdown in demand in the northern hemisphere due to the arrival of summer and the grain harvest season in Brazil in July explain part of the reduction in future prices on the international market.

International Price of Coffee Rises

February 2014

The dry weather in Brazil drove up the price of arabica coffee by 23% in a week, but the upward trend is not expected to last.

On Tuesday coffee prices reached their highest levels in several months caused by dry weather in Brazil, the largest producer and exporter in the world, which could affect the next crop.

Arabica Coffee More Attractive for Blends Because of Price

March 2013

With the price gap between the two varieties having reduced, coffee roasters will use more arabica coffee in their blends.

Since 2006/07, the use of robusta coffee rose to 46% of the total, boosted by demand for cheaper varieties of this commodity in a difficult global economic scenario.

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