Protecting Against the Unthinkable: Price insurance comes to the rescue of coffee cooperative in Mexico

by Jorge Cuevas on August 25, 2014 at 11:32 AM

It´s a warm mid-summer day, and I’m catching up with the typical email backlog when one message’s subject line catches my eye: "Se Robarón el...

The Drought and the Market: Witnessing the cause of volatility in Brazil

by David Piza on August 19, 2014 at 2:44 PM

The coffee market in 2014 has been rocked by volatility, soaring and plummeting seemingly at random. Among the core causes for that...

Recovering from Drought in Minas Gerais

by Wynne McAuley on July 30, 2014 at 8:15 AM

Oscar Gonzales, Sustainable Harvest Quality Specialist, reports on his recent trip to Relationship Coffee suppliers in Brazil.

Four takeaways from risk-management training in Peru

by Jorge Cuevas on July 29, 2014 at 11:38 AM

In keeping with the inclusive nature of the Relationship Coffee Model, Sustainable Harvest® regularly reinvests in our supply chain to ensure that...

Let's Talk Risk Management: Advanced Training

by Jorge Cuevas on June 10, 2014 at 10:29 AM

Extreme price volatility in the C-market due to dry weather in Brazil among other factors threatens the survival and success of coffee producers....

Protecting growers against an unpredictable market

by Jorge Cuevas on March 26, 2014 at 11:29 AM

The C-market has seen extreme volatility of late: After finishing around $1.14 per pound on Jan. 27, the Arabica price took off. The market hit...

Let's Talk Coffee® Peru 2014, Day One

by Wynne McAuley on March 10, 2014 at 10:28 PM

Greetings from Lima, Peru, the site of our 7th annual Let’s Talk Coffee® regional event, where Sustainable Harvest® gathers its supply chain to...

Honduras Preserves Coffee Quality in the Face of Roya

by Isabel Cerqueda Garcia on March 6, 2014 at 4:36 PM

Last week my coworker, Claudia Rocio Gomez, and I set out on our annual trip to Honduras, where we met with cooperatives, evaluated their...

Unprecedented volatility rocks coffee market

by Jorge Cuevas on March 3, 2014 at 11:35 AM

Volatility in the C-market is not a new occurrence, but in recent weeks the market has seen an unprecedented upsurge in an astoundingly short time...