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Research and Development: the driving force in 200 years of Café de Costa Rica

Eng. Miguel Barquero, Jefe de la Unidad de Investigación ICAFE
June 9, 2021 - 10am CST

Café de Costa Rica will show you the most relevant results of research and technological development of the past years, for the benefit of the Costa Rican coffee sector. ICAFE and Café de Costa Rica are the center of the coffee industry, providing services to the coffee sector and developing projects through public and private alliances and international cooperation. Discover the great work that have been developed in these 200 years of coffee activity, and the importance of the democratization of the knowledge.

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Coffee S/D Outlook: Sharper production cycles meet demand recovery

Mr. Carlos Mera, Senior Commodity Analyst, Rabobank
July 14, 10am CST / 11am EST / 9am Costa Rica

The downcycle in Brazil is not only expected to be lower than the last downcycle, but it might also herald a new era of more marked cyclicality in the top coffee producer. At the same time, the downcycle coincides with a period when the developed economies are emerging out of the Covid-19 nightmare, and many could return to traditional consumption patterns and channels. The new ways of drinking coffee developed during the pandemic will still be there (more home machines, drive-throughs, online ordering, abonnements, etc) and demand could climb more than expected.

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A glance to coffee exports, from a shipping company´s perspective

Mr. Luiz Cabezas, Gerente Comercial MSC Costa Rica
August 11, 10am CST / 11am EST / 9am Costa Rica

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Challenges & Opportunities of the Coffee Industry in Central America as it moves forward to prosperity

Mr. René Gómez, PROMECAFÉ
September 14, 10am CST / 11am EST / 9am Costa Rica

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We will analyze the actual situation of the Mesoamerican region, taking into account its evolution thru the past few years. We will start with the importance that the coffee industry is to the region, and the impact of the different crisis and challenges that put a stop to the growth of prosperity of the coffee sector. We will also analyze the strengths and opportunities, which accompanied by an adequate coordination and resources, can drive coffee families to prevent poverty, insecurity and migration.



  • Upcoming Conferences

  • Coffee Demand Trends in North America after the pandemic


    Mr. Matthew Barry, Senior Consultant - Drinks & Tobacco  y Ms. Catherine Krol, investigation analist,  EUROMONITOR
    October 13 10am CST / 11am EST / 9am Costa Rica

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  • Dry milling solutions

    Mr. Raul Morales – Gerente de ventas para café, Bühler
    Mr. Enrique Nieto – Director de ventas Sortex, Bühler
    October 27 10am CST / 11am EST / 9am Costa Rica

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    Consumers today have more interest in knowing the process and the quality of the products they are consuming and this trend has not ignored the coffee industry. This trend has an impact on different processes of the coffee like the drying, selection, grinding, as well as roasting and packaging. Bühler has been manufacturing complete solutions for the coffee industry for over 50 years. Green bean or roasted, we operate for small, medium or big companies: we design solutions that will adapt to your needs.

  • Economic Overview

    Mr. Fernando Soto, BBH
    November 10 10am CST / 11am EST / 9am Costa Rica

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