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Uganda's coffee exports rise to record 4.4 mln bags in 2018/19

Uganda's coffee exports showed another strong year-over-year increase in the last month of the 2018/19 (Oct/Sep) season when shipments were 23.5% higher than in the same month last year, outlined sister title FO Licht.

Uganda Coffee

Australian sugar consolidation process comes to an end

Australia's sugar crop will drop by almost 10% in 2019/20 as poor weather conditions affected cane and sugar yields, sister title FO Licht outlines.

Australia Sugar

Second consecutive poor EU sugar crop brings low price period to an end

The EU sugar production outlook has deteriorated significantly in recent months as the downward revision of the crop outlook continues, sister title FO Licht outlines.

Sugar EU

EU coffee imports rise to all-time high in H1 2019

The EU’s coffee import and export data for the first half of 2019 shows that aggregate imports rose to a new all-time high. While re-exports also climbed significantly, net imports of all kinds of coffee still reached the highest level ever.

Coffee EU

Low prices may lead to dearth of premium coffee

While the C-market price has frequently been volatile - and has often been below the cost of production for many farmers - in August 2018, the benchmark commodity futures price for arabica coffee slipped below USD1 per pound for the first time in 12 years, and has hovered at or below one dollar for most of the ensuing months.

Coffee Arabica

World sugar output to fall to 3-year low in 2019/20

The world sugar production estimate for 2019/20 from sister title FO Licht points to the lowest output in three years.

Sugar Beet Sugar
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