21 Jan '15, 7pm

How much has Brazil influenced the #coffee industry? Quite a bit:

How much has Brazil influenced the #coffee industry? Quite a bit:

This week’s staff meeting was wholly dedicated to The Event in April, but we (of course!) set aside some time for our weekly coffee talk, focusing on Brazil’s impact on the coffee industry. While sipping on a brew of Future Great Coffee, a Brazilian natural coffee with taste characteristics similar to those of a peanut butter cookie, Sr. Director Peter Giuliano began the meeting, familiarizing us with the “biggest coffee-producing country in the world.” Everything possible in coffee happens in Brazil. As Brazil goes, coffee goes. In any given year, Brazil produces approximately 35% of all the coffee produced in the world. In 2014, Brazil produced about 50-52 million bags of coffee. It may be hard to predict exactly what Brazil may yield in 2015, but estimations have been around 45-52 million bags, which leaves a very wide window. Those 7 million bags would account for the ...

Full article: http://www.scaa.org/chronicle/2015/01/15/coffee-talk-brazil/

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