"Jose Marcos Magalhaes, head of cooperative Minasul, which receives coffee from almost 200 municipalities in Brazil’s main producing area, sees a reduction of at least 5% in the initial projections for next year’s crop."
"Expectations for another record production in Brazil in 2020, when the country returns to the on-year in arabica’s biennial production cycle, have helped to keep a lid on prices rising, despite signs of falling production in other countries as some farmers abandon crops.
“You can forget that record,” said César Jordão, a coffee producer and member of the Monteccer cooperative in the Cerrado region, Minas Gerais state. “We are going to lose at least 10% of expected production,” he said."
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