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Happy Holidays, lots of specialty coffee and happiness in your lives!

Happy Holidays, lots of specialty coffee and happiness in your lives!

It’s been the year of the Central American Roya recovery, the Brazilian drought weather phenomena, Investment funds manipulating commodity markets and weather or climate change discussions. We at Wolthers Douqué have focused in chasing the reality behind these events, their importance and potential impact while at the same time, informing clients and friends about our […]

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Still time to enjoy some great  coffees!

Still time to enjoy some great coffees!

Brazil Outstanding Micro lots from NUCOFFEE Brazil Cerrado Organic from Nossa Senhora de Fatima Estate Colombia MCCH Winning Micro Lots from Huila and Tolima Colombia Excelso EP and Supremos Costa Rica La Pastora Tarrazzu and our exclusive Costa Rica “Playa Hermosa SHB/EP“ Guatemala Acatenango and our Huehuetenango SHB/EP’s Call us for prices and samples. Special […]

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28 days before 2015, still some great coffees around!

28 days before 2015, still some great coffees around!

While the weather in Europe, Asia and North America becomes the ideal coffee consuming weather we appreciate within the industry, producers around the globe commemorate a better year. As prices skyrocketed last February, a value accommodation has happened under the highest levels but still at reasonable advantage against cost of production worldwide. The potential of […]

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Our winning Colombian Micro Lots from Huila and Tolima have arrived!

Our winning Colombian Micro Lots from Huila and Tolima have arrived!

Back in July – August 2014, MCCH, held a Micro Lot competition in Neiva – Huila. Hundreds of producers from Pitalito, Sur Huila, Garzon, Acevedo and Tolima participated, only 25 made it to the finals. I was personally in Neiva for the final event when all 25 finalists received their ranking and prizes. During the […]

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Colombia’s Cauca Valley Micro Lot Auction

Colombia’s Cauca Valley Micro Lot Auction

I was invited by the ‘Comite Departamental de Cafeteros del Valle del Cauca’ to attend and be part of the judging panel on February 16th – 18th 2015 in Tulua. This was my second trip in less than 5 months to Cali and the Cauca Valley, obviously, the quality of their coffees drove me right […]

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It’s Coffee Weather!

It’s Coffee Weather!

While temperatures are low and days still short, brings thoughts of Spring and delicious coffees into your life. We have some interesting coffees on Spot position and afloat coming your way. Look into our Offer List and call for pricing and samples.

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What a great time to buy some exciting Guatemalan, Central American and South American Coffees!

What a great time to buy some exciting Guatemalan, Central American and South American Coffees!

Yes the weather market is providing for a great opportunity to buy spots and even soon to arrive coffees. While rains do bring relief to the Brazilian Arabica Coffee Belt and prices take a break from climbing by descending, it is now time to look into Brazil’s Robusta zone. Brazil is the second largest producer […]

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2015 starts with lowest prices in months!

2015 starts with lowest prices in months!

Yes, as news of rains over the Brazilian coffee belt were confirmed this week, NY prices took a turn South opening a great opportunity to fix open contracts and also, make new purchases. Next week, we will issue a detailed report on Brazil’s mid-summer situation regarding the coffee belt and next crops potential yield. Meanwhile, […]

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Industry News

It’s Coffee Weather!!

It’s Coffee Weather!!

As the Holiday season approaches, demand for great coffees increases. Brazilian new crop coffees are arriving while Central America prepares to harvest its export qualities as the rains cease now in November. SINTERCAFE kicks off tonight in San Jose, Costa Rica, news about the fight against the rust fungus and the regional output for this […]

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Finally the clear signs of a wet Spring season over the Brazilian Coffee Belt!

Finally the clear signs of a wet Spring season over the Brazilian Coffee Belt!

After a week of plentiful rains over the Arabica plantations in Brazil’s South East, another cold/rain front is on the way for this weekend. The flowerings have opened in an intense manner and this will probably contribute to a very uniform maturation. Additional residual flowerings will follow to support the crop volume to be harvested […]

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Its waiting time for rains over the Arabica coffee Belt in Brazil

Its waiting time for rains over the Arabica coffee Belt in Brazil

Two flowerings have happened and a last one is expected within the next 10 days. Rains are now fundamental for the fixation, healthy fructification and productivity of the next 2015/2016 crop. It is still too early to count additional losses but we are getting very close to the “D” day when the plants start to […]

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Mostly good news from the coffee front!

Mostly good news from the coffee front!

As mentioned/predicted in our last report, the first “Spring – like” rains hit the Arabica and Robusta coffee belts in Brazil during the mid to end of last week. The next 15 days show a drier pattern but there is at least one cold/rain front to hit the Arabica belt continuing Spring’s arrival in about […]

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NUCoffee News

Brazil – Cerrado Sao Gotardo COOCACER IV Symposium, OCT/15, 2014

Brazil – Cerrado Sao Gotardo COOCACER IV Symposium, OCT/15, 2014

COOCACER has held with grandiose success its 4th green coffee Symposium with the presence of over 800 regional producers. The majority of the Cerrado Area potential 6 million bags producers attended to learn about Certification programs and market tendencies. 4 C’s, UTZ, RFA and Organic certification leaders made presentations within many other presenters. Christian Wolthers […]

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Nucoffee and Wolthers Douqué at SCAA’s Greatest Event Ever!

Nucoffee and Wolthers Douqué at SCAA’s Greatest Event Ever!

Nucoffee and Wolthers Douqué hosted 25 Brazilian coffee producers and Cooperative Presidents at the Nucoffee Booth during the SCAA Conference and Exhibition in Seattle this past weekend. The entire Brazilian fine quality Arabica Coffee Belt was represented by these special guests. We also had the opportunity to meet with most of our roaster clients attending […]

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Countdown to SCAA 2014

Countdown to SCAA 2014

Only 18 days to the SCAA Event in Seattle! We will be there at the NUCOFFEE Booth # 14.105, come and talk to us regarding the latest news from Brazil and Colombia. Come and meet the NUCOFFEE and Wolthers Douque Teams. See you in Seattle! Christian Wolthers

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Over 40 producers joined our event on 10/18 which was organized by NUCOFFEE

Over 40 producers joined our event on 10/18 which was organized by NUCOFFEE

Over 40 producers joined our event on 10/18 which was organized by NUCOFFEE´s Douglas Avila and Mario Lucio in partnership with COOPASSA. The idea of this event was to acknowledge producers for their contribution to quality, best farming practices and traceability. All these producers bartered with NUCOFFEE part of their future crop and received advanced […]

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Crete – in Greece,  an Island surrounded by Soluble Coffee!

Crete – in Greece, an Island surrounded by Soluble Coffee!

| September 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

This week’s coffee visit was to Crete, the largest of the Greek islands and a most beautiful destination for mountain and beach hikers. My wife and I hiked over 25 miles up and down mountains, thru Gorges and along the Southern Libyan sea, We also Kayaked and Stand up Paddled more than 10 coast miles […]

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Revisiting Copenhagen-Denmark

Revisiting Copenhagen-Denmark

| September 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

Land of countless castles and fairy tales, Denmark is also home of multiple Barista World Champs, a whole nation of heavy coffee drinkers, the second highest consumption per capita in the world. While visiting some of the many famous coffee shops in Copenhagen, I ended up choosing this new Coffee Faucet concept shop “Top Brewer” […]

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Brazil, the name of the Game!

Brazil, the name of the Game!

| September 2, 2014 | 0 Comments

With 90% of this new harvest at home, the final figure of what the volume will be is still a controversial matter. Soon, probably within the month of September, official and non-official numbers will be released confirming a substantial reduction to the original forecasts. On the other hand, the rains should be returning by mid-September […]

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Huila and Tolima’s first outstanding Micro Lots Ever!

Huila and Tolima’s first outstanding Micro Lots Ever!

| August 27, 2014 | 0 Comments

The samples of the first Huila and Tolima Micro Lot Quality Competition held by MCCH have arrived! Please find below, the list by final score and placement by producer and Finca names. Each sample is available at our office and we can send samples and pricing by request only. Arrivals into USA ports will be […]

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In the last days of Summer Vacation, Our best offers!

In the last days of Summer Vacation, Our best offers!

| August 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

Please see our Offer List and call for samples and Special Prices! Click here to see our Offer List

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