7th National Meeting of Roasters in Lisbon
21 February 2008
The Executive Director was invited to speak at the 7th National Meeting of Roasters held in Lisbon on 21 February 2008 and attended by representatives of the coffee industry in Portugal. Mr. Osorio gave a presentation about the commodity situation and overview of the coffee market, and analysed the pattern of coffee consumption in Portugal where annual per capita consumption is currently 4.24 kilos, with a total annual volume of around 800,000 60-kg bags. He highlighted the current firmness of the market due to the tight situation of supply and demand, and noted that coffee prices were now following the upward trend already seen in other commodities.
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1 October is #InternationalCoffeeDay.
This year we have chosen 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.
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