Colombian coffee production falls 9% in September

Colombia’s coffee production fell 9% year-on-year in September to 995,000 60-kilo bags, due to lower sales amid sanitary measures to prevent the spread of the coronavirus. Colombian coffee exports, the world’s leading producer of washed arabica, fell 12% to 886,000 bags. Colombia began harvesting its main annual coffee crop in August, with aims to collect up to 7.8 million 60-kilo bags.

Source: Reuters