RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Safras & Mercado data shows an increase of 3 percentage points in sales compared to the previous month, slightly above the rate at the same time last year for the 2019/20 crop (89%) and also the average of the past five years for the period (88%).
"The arrival of the Brazilian 2021 crop explains the advance in the flow of sales," Safras & Mercado consultant Gil Barabach said in a note.
Some producers of canefora coffee (robusta or conilon), which usually start work before those who grow arabica, have already started, but are still few . . .