09 Jul '18, 10pm

Despite Exceptional Quality, Kenya's Coffee Sector Stagnates

Despite Exceptional Quality, Kenya's Coffee Sector Stagnates

Despite relatively flat numbers, there are a number of factors at play that are either adding to Kenya’s coffee production (new plantings among smallholder farmers seeking higher prices) or subtracting from it (larger coffee plantations near Nairobi that are being uprooted to make way for housing and other developments), according to the report. Additionally, many Kenyan farmers are also turning away from coffee in favor of other crops, such as avocados , that can fetch higher prices in the current market.

Full article: https://dailycoffeenews.com/2018/07/09/despite-exceptiona...

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