Coffee in Galapagos: Evolving To Thrive

Coffee in Galapagos: Evolving To Thrive

Coffee in Galapagos: Evolving To Thrive Two hours by plane from the Andean coffee regions of Pacific South America lies the Galapagos Archipelago: 19 islands and 215 tiny islets, straddling the equator one thousand kilometers west of continental Ecuador. Famous for...
What Traceability Offers Farmers

What Traceability Offers Farmers

What Traceability Offers Farmers Traceability is often seen as an issue for the buyer, allowing them to understand where what they have bought comes from, who it was made by and how much was paid. It mitigates many of the problems that distanciation can cause, as this...
Arriving at a price

Arriving at a price

Arriving at a Price Typically, there are two main ways to price coffee:   Differential pricing; and Fixed or Outright Pricing There are advantages and disadvantages to both these methods for each component of the supply chain.   ; Arriving at a Price Typically, there...
Low Prices, Risky Times

Low Prices, Risky Times

Low Prices, Risky Times For the 2017-18 harvest, the International Coffee Organization (ICO) estimated global production of green coffee at 158 million 60kg bags, an excess of 2.4 million bags compared to annual global consumption. For the 2018-19 harvest, the gap is...
The High Price of Getting the Best from Ecuador

The High Price of Getting the Best from Ecuador

The High Price of Getting the Best from Ecuador Ecuador is a country mostly known for its geographical location in South America, for its cacao and flower production but less known for its coffee. Being located next to two giants like Colombia and Peru means many...