Leaf Rust Outbreak Cuts Coffee Production 9.7 Percent

Dec. 5, 2013

An Icafe (Costa Rica’s national coffee institute) spokesman reported that the coffee leaf rust outbreak that affected Central America earlier this year will cut 2013/2014 coffee production by 9.7 percent, according to the Public Ledger. Coffee production will fall 1.2 million bags, bringing production to approximately 11.2 million 60 kg bags. Full article.


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GMCR Announces Support To Combat Coffee Leaf Rust

Nov. 7, 2013
Green Mountain Coffee Roasters, Inc. (GMCR), the Multilateral Investment Fund (MIF) of the InterAmerican Development Bank and Skoll Foundation announced support for the non-profit...