Record Colombian Coffee Production

The 2014/15 harvest of soft washed Arabica coffee amounted to 13.6 million bags each weighing 60 kilos, the highest figure in the last 22 years.

Monday, November 9, 2015

From a statement issued by the National Federation of Coffee Growers of Colombia (FNC):

Bogota, November 5, 2015 (Press FNC) Colombia, largest producer of mild washed Arabica coffee, recorded a harvest of 13.6 million bags of 60 kilos in the last twelve months (November 2014-October 2015), which is 12% more compared to the 12.2 million bags harvested in the period one year ago.

Meanwhile, in the first ten months of this year Colombian coffee production grew by 15% and reached 11.4 million bags of 60 kilos vs. 9.9 million bags recorded between January and October 2014.

In October coffee production grew by 24% and reached 1.4 million bags of 60 kilos.



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