aWhere Coffee Report: Monitoring Brazil - December 13, 2017

aWhere is pleased to provide a mid-December perspective on the current Brazil coffee crop. Dryness that had started to cause concern has pretty much disappeared and most of Brazil’s production areas have received ample rainfall. One small caution worth watching… Last year’s harvest was smaller than expected due in part to dry conditions in January and again in late February and March. In addition, there was more damage than expected from coffee borer.  Insect pests can multiply incredibly quickly and with this season’s anticipated big harvest (~60M bags is now a common target), no weather aberrations or significant insect damage can occur to reach that target.

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Brazil Coffee Update: December 1, 2017

There are a couple of developments related to Brazil's coffee crop that are worth sharing: Forecast accuracy, changing weather (comparison to normal is simply odd), and today’s forecast (there is a whopping large amount of rain).

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