Claus Keller joined F.O. Licht in early 2006. He works as a Senior Commodities Analyst and holds a master degree in economics from the University of Cologne.
At F.O. Licht, he analyses grains, oilseed, bioenergy and coffee markets. He is one of the editors of the World Ethanol&Biofuels and the International Coffee reports and also contributes to Licht Interactive Data.
He has spoken on various international conferences on short- and long-term prospects on biofuel and grain markets.
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Coffee cooperative Cooxupe said that its growers harvested 6.06% of the planted area by May 22 compared with 11.7% in the same period of 2019.
Arabica coffee futures fell back below the psychological 100¢ per lb level and closed with sizeable losses after hitting a 3-1/2 month low.
Luckin Coffee, often viewed as China's answer to Starbucks, has fired its chief executive and chief operating officer after an internal investigation into fabricated transactions, The South China Morning Post reported.
Massimo Zanetti said it needed two or three months more to assess the likely impact of the coronavirus outbreak on its 2020 results after reporting a fall in first-quarter core profit, Reuters reported.
World coffee futures ended higher as a stabilisation of the Brazilian real was supportive.
ICE arabica coffee futures fell as the Brazilian real hit another record low and investors grew concerned about rising supplies in Brazil, supported by good weather conditions.