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Brazil TourJudy Ganes returned from her latest junket to Brazil, her fifth field trip to the country since December 2020, with fresh insight into the state of the world's most important coffee crops. Over 10 days she visited areas in Zona da Mata, Minas Gerais and others to assess the 2023 outlook for the world's most important coffee producer. If you would like to gain access to this incisive, firsthand analysis of coffee and other softs, contact us via the link above for detailed product and pricing information.
The Coffee Grower's ConundrumThis is Paolo. A 70-hectare coffee grower at 1,200m in Campos Altos, MG. He has held off selling his crop, wanting higher prices to cover rising costs. He is willing to see how production and prices are in 2023/24 but if he can’t meet expenses he will convert his farm to corn or soybeans. Read more...
Three views from the field#MatasdeMinas tour notes: three different views from a week visiting farms in eastern #MinasGerais: 1) very little coffee; 2) a medium amount (rather disappointing for the grower) and 3) an excellent crop. The third condition was the rarity. Very few farms had strong production. Read more...
Food Inflation: Many factors at play
2021-22 Brazil Tour Video
Coffee Safari in Piumhi, Mina Gerais, Brazil
Observing Mechanized Robusta Harvest
Regional Dryer Operator: Brazil Robusta Crop Shocker
Brazil’s Frost May Kill Young Coffee Trees, Hurt Crops for Years
The death of young trees increases the likelihood that the crops even two years from now will be compromised, according to Judy Ganes, a consultant who has covered the market for more than three decades. Farmers will have trim off damage, destroying yields, or replant their fields. (Full story here)
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