First official International Coffee Day to take place on 1 October 2015

14 July 2015

London, 14 July 2015 — The Executive Director of the International Coffee Organization (ICO), Mr Robério Oliveira Silva, has announced that 74 Member States of the ICO and 26 coffee associations from around the world have joined forces to celebrate the first official International Coffee Day on 1 October 2015.
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ICO Indicator prices
(US cents/lb)  11/12/2018
ICO Composite 100.06 -1.8%
Colombian Milds 127.07 -1.7%
Other Milds 126.27 -2.0%
Brazilian Naturals 100.99 -2.4%
Robustas 77.68 -1.1%

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1 October is #InternationalCoffeeDay.

This year we chose a very special theme for this year’s celebrations: ‘Women in Coffee’. Women play as important a role in the whole of the coffee chain as men, from planting the seeds to processing to trading to brewing… and drinking it. To find out more visit the dedicated International Coffee Day website. 

Latest ICO Studies & Reports

• National Quality Standards (Published September 2018)

• Gender equality in the coffee sector (Published September 2018)

Maximum residue limits (Published September 2018)

• Country Coffee Profile: Ghana (Published September 2018)

• Mixtures and substitutes (Published September 2018)

Gender equality in the coffee sector (Published April 2018)

Development of coffee trade flows (Published April 2018)

Value addition in the African coffee sector (Published September 2017)

• Assessing the economic sustainability of coffee growing (Published September 2016)

Coffee in the Russian Federation (Published August 2015)

Coffee in China (Published August 2015)

The impact of the price of oil and the US dollar exchange rate on coffee prices (Published August 2015)

Sustainability of the Coffee Sector in Africa (Published August 2015)

ICO Coffee Library

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