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Visiting “Café Zumbador” – Puerto Rico, the Enchanted Island.

Visiting “Café Zumbador” – Puerto Rico, the Enchanted Island.

It was great to catch up with Jaime Fortuno at this year’s SCAA Conference in Seattle. During our meeting, we planned for my visit to the “Enchanted Island” of Puerto Rico and it’s coffee plantations under the Café Zumbador project. Jaime, his wife Susan Seitzer and Lester Marin and wife Gretchen are the Co-Founders of […]

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What does Rock and Coffee have in common? Sambalatte.

What does Rock and Coffee have in common? Sambalatte.

The Rock in Rio Festival opened this past weekend in Las Vegas in great style with more than 40,000 spectators per night. Our friend Luiz Oliveira was present with a branch store of the successful Sambalatte coffee shops. Once again, it was great to see our Nucoffee 100% specialty grade producer micro lots featured to […]

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It’s mid-Spring, prepare for your summer demand and order some Cool Coffees!

It’s mid-Spring, prepare for your summer demand and order some Cool Coffees!

From under the shade of the palm trees in South Florida and the Bay Area, we remain vigilant to your green coffee needs. See our Offer List and contact us for prices and samples Joe Colaciello Alan Odom Christian Wolthers.

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So the new World Barista champ is from Down Under, the Pope is Argentinian and the World Surfing Champ is Brazilian.

So the new World Barista champ is from Down Under, the Pope is Argentinian and the World Surfing Champ is Brazilian.

Wolthers Douqué and Nucoffee came to Seattle to meet with the top North American Roasters; they were all there for a very successful SCCA Conference! It was a pleasure to receive so many clients at our booth, thanks for stopping by. Please see our Offer List and for samples and prices, call us. Christian Wolthers. […]

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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

Wolthers Douqué Brazilian Crop Estimate for 2015/16

Wolthers Douqué Brazilian Crop Estimate for 2015/16

Gathering information from our own team of agronomists on the spot in Brazil and supported by my tour last week through the entire Soft Arabica coffee Belt, we now feel confident to report our findings. While the Espirito Santo Robusta/Conilon Region suffered in Dec/14 – Jan/Feb2015 the same weather phenomena which happened in the South […]

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SCAA’s Specialty Coffee Event in Seattle, It’s that time again!

SCAA’s Specialty Coffee Event in Seattle, It’s that time again!

A walk through Pike Place, outstanding food and hospitality, coffee shops at arm’s reach and lots of action brewing inside the Convention Center as The Global Specialty Coffee Industry meets from April 9 – 12 next week. Come visit us at the NUCOFFEE Booth # 21029 where both teams from Nucoffee – Brazil and Wolthers […]

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

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

| December 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

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!

| December 10, 2014 | 0 Comments

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!

| December 3, 2014 | 0 Comments

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!

| November 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

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

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

| October 8, 2014 | 0 Comments

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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