For all we love about coffee, there is a growing awareness of an age-old undercurrent: a deceptive riptide that many are calling the “Cost Crisis,” whose forces are being felt more acutely during this sustained low in the Commodity Market Price of coffee.
SCA Chief Sustainability Officer, Kim Elena Ionescu, and Director of Strategy & Steering for Advocacy, Ellie Hudson, recently led a webinar presentation that walked through the organization’s research and approach to solving this complicated issue.
Two of the world’s largest arabica-producing countries are teaming up with the goal of helping coffee growers reverse the effects of the current coffee price crisis.
The lands that produce Colombia’s treasured coffee beans are disappearing as market prices reach a nadir.
Worries about losing the next generation of farmers due to the comparative lack of appeal against other vocations has the coffee industry wondering how to fix coffee farming for today’s youth.
Ever since August, when the commodities market dropped below $1.00 a pound, alarm bells have been ringing throughout the industry: coffee prices are dangerously low.
Farmers may choose to leave cherries on the tree this year as commodity coffee prices have dropped to the lowest prices in over a decade.