coffee producers

Inside Rwanda Coffee Farmers’ Growing Farms And Fortunes

Its 10 AM on a Monday morning and Anastase Bizimana, President of Abakundakawa Rushashi, a cooperative of coffee farmers in Kageyo, Rushashi Sector, Gakenke District in Northern Province, is watching workers washing and drying coffee produce. 

Higher Costs, Uncertain Sales Mark Coffee Crop

The pandemic is expected to drive up the cost of harvesting coffee in Brazil. to make ends meet, producers are betting their chips on specialty coffee. The caveat is that cafés are closed in major cities like São Paulo, which used to be the biggest buyers of high-end product.

How Is COVID-19 Impacting Coffee Producers?

Over the past month, we’ve brought you voices from across the coffee industry to tell their stories of how COVID-19 is affecting them. From consumers to exporters, baristas to coffee buyers, roasters and cafe owners, we’ve heard an array of perspectives from the global supply chain on how the pandemic has changed life as they know it.