The supply chain of Colombian coffee

January 22, 2020
Coffee is one of the most popular and consumed drinks in the world. Every year, nearly 10 million tons of coffee are produced worldwide. Colombian coffee mills are the second biggest producers, and are with no doubt the most famous. What is the supply chain of a Colombian coffee grain?

History says the first seeds of coffee started spreading around Colombia around 1790, and haven’t stopped growing since. Today the country produces over 11 million coffee bags per year and exports 80% of the production.

The production is organised in farmers, mills and transports cooperatives to ensure a sustainable, fair and efficient production and supply chain.

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