Dr. Arturo Gómez Jaramillo passes away

15 November 2006

The Executive Director, Mr. Néstor Osorio, regrets to inform the coffee community that Dr. Arturo Gómez Jaramillo passed away on 15 November 2006, at the age of 91. Don Arturo was the General Manager of the Colombian Coffee Growers Federation for nearly 25 years and one of the founding fathers of the ICO. He was widely recognized as one of the foremost figures in the coffee world. Through his inspirational leadership he championed the cause of cooperation between producers and consumers and firmly backed the ICO as the most effective means of making such cooperation a reality. He will be remembered with both affection and admiration.

ICO Indicator prices
(US cents/lb)  11/12/2017
  change
ICO Composite 111.48 -1.9%
Colombian Milds 137.87 -2.0%
Other Milds 134.23 -1.8%
Brazilian Naturals 117.38 -2.5%
Robustas 87.05 -1.3%

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