Roast is a bi-monthly technical trade magazine dedicated to the success and growth of the specialty coffee industry. The art, science and business of coffee are covered within the issues most important to the industry, with editorial focused on the technical aspects of coffee.
The International Coffee Organization (ICO) is the main intergovernmental organization to tackle the challenges facing the world coffee sector through international cooperation. Its member governments represent 98% of world coffee production and 67% of world consumption.
The Specialty Coffee Association (SCA) is a trade association built on foundations of openness, inclusivity, and the power of shared knowledge. SCA’s purpose is to foster global coffee communities to support activities to make coffee a more sustainable, equitable, and thriving activity for the whole value chain.
Founded in 1927, the Colombian coffee growers joined together to create an organization that would represent them nationally and internationally, work for their well-being and improve their quality of life. The website offers information, in English and Spanish, about the different services, products, publications, and sustainability initiatives of the Colombian coffee industry. Website in Spanish and English.
If you are looking for historical numbers that are more recent, the United Nations' Food & Agricultural Organization has a database with crop information that includes amounts, trade, and locations. You can find data on coffee, substitutes containing coffee, green coffee, coffee and products, roasted coffee, and more.
The mission of the USDA's Economic Research Service is to anticipate trends and emerging issues in agriculture, food, the environment, and rural America and to conduct high-quality, objective economic research to inform and enhance public and private decision making. Data and reports available on coffee production, agricultural data, and international trade markets and trade.
The Congressional Research Service (CRS) serves as shared staff to congressional committees and Members of Congress. The reports found using the category "coffee' included research associated with the economic policies of the region, issues of migration, and development: "Central American Migration: Roots, Causes, and US Policy" (2021), "Ecuador: An Overview" (2021), "Costa Rica: An Overview" (2019), "Consumers and Price Inflation" (2015).
The Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture (IICA) is the specialized agency for agriculture of the Inter-American System that supports the efforts of Member States to achieve agricultural development and rural well-being. The Institute provides cooperation services through close and permanent work with its 34 Member States, addressing their needs in a timely manner. Under the projects section, you will find reports on different agricultural initiatives in the Americas, including projects that focus on coffee farms, and the coffee industry. Website in Spanish and English.
Official government website of the Brazilian Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock. Includes reports and statistics on coffee production in Brazil, among other government initiatives that support the development of the industry in this nation. Website in Portuguese.
USAID publishes reports on different initiatives sponsored by the agency, including agricultural projects. These include the following reports: "Coffee Alliance for Excellence, Peru" (2021), "Coffee Value Chains Project, Guatemala" (2020), and the "Small Project Assistance Program, Dominican Republic" (2021)
ECLAC (CEPAL) publishes reports and statistics on economic development, social development, natural resources, population, international commerce, agriculture, and other themes. You can find reports on coffee and agricultural projects under the search publications section. Website in Spanish, English, and Portuguese.
El CEDRSSA (Centro de Estudios para el Desarrollo Rural Sustentable y la Soberanía Alimentaria) es un centro de estudios de la Cámara de Diputados que proporciona servicios de apoyo técnico e información analítica requerida por los legisladores, Órganos de Gobierno, Comisiones y Comités, mediante la organización, procesamiento y análisis de información, así como informes, proyecciones, estudios e investigaciones relacionadas con el desarrollo rural sustentable y la soberanía alimentaria. Además, promueve la colaboración con centros de estudios, e instituciones académicas nacionales e internacionales. Website in Spanish.