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ICO Reports Growing Divergence Between Arabica and Robusta Exports

In its April Coffee Market Report, the London-based International Coffee Organization (ICO) announced that global coffee exports amounted to 10.81 million bags in March 2018, compared to 10.91 million in March 2017, driven by decreased shipments of Arabica, particularly Colombian Milds.

Tea’s “Cheesy” New Topping

While not an avid tea drinker, I am a purist – I do not add any milk or sugar to my tea – nor do I like boba (bubble) teas so learning about the latest tea trend – cheese teas – caused me to cringe.

Exports for Coffee Year 2016-17 Reached a Record 122.45M Bags

The International Coffee Organization (ICO), in its latest report, announced that while coffee year 2016-17 registered a decrease in its final month, total exports reached a record 122.45 million bags, 4.8% greater than the 116.89 million bags shipped in coffee year 2015-16.