[Homeroast] fear of coffee stockpiling as prices climb

Rich rich-mail at octoxol.com
Wed Sep 8 23:57:56 CDT 2010


It may be a problem but you can bet the entire farm that Chucky is not 
looking out for you.



miKe mcKoffee wrote:
> Indeed, Farm Gate seems a great way to go.
> 
> But wait, what about people in business who don't have tens of thousands of
> dollars to spend all at once to travel to countless countries visiting and
> developing relationships with farmers? It takes many many years to develop
> Farm Gate arrangements. Think Tom was doing a bunch of Farm Gate Coffees
> when he first started Sweet Maria's years ago? Me thinks not.
> 
> Cost of greens going up 80 cents a pound in six months (over 50% increase)
> hurts big time and makes it extremely difficult for start-up quality focused
> roasters to survive, especially in the middle of a deep recession where
> wholesale customers and yourself are barely keeping the doors open already.
> The Futures Market trading including coffee, which Specialty Coffee Greens
> prices are based on, are basically akin to legalized gambling by big time
> money players. 
> 
> This time Rayo you don't have a clue what you're talking about. Stick to
> engineering and electronics.
> 
> Slave to the Bean  miKe mcKoffee
> www.CompassCoffeeRoasting.com
> URL to Rosto mods, FrankenFormer, some recipes etc:
> http://www.mckoffee.com/
> 
> Ultimately the quest for Koffee Nirvana is a solitary path. To know I must
> first not know. And in knowing know I know not. Each Personal enlightenment
> found exploring the many divergent foot steps of Those who have gone before.
> 
> Sweet Maria's List - Searchable Archives
> http://themeyers.org/HomeRoast/ 
> 
> 
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: homeroast-bounces at lists.sweetmariascoffee.com 
>> [mailto:homeroast-bounces at lists.sweetmariascoffee.com] On 
>> Behalf Of raymanowen at gmail.com
>> Sent: Wednesday, September 08, 2010 9:32 PM
>> To: A list to discuss home coffee roasting. There are rules 
>> for this list,available at 
>> http://www.sweetmarias.com/maillistinfo.html
>> Subject: Re: [Homeroast] fear of coffee stockpiling as prices climb
>>
>> Oh, look, look- another program for another perceived 
>> problem. The problems
>> can never be solved or the self-proclaimed problem solvers 
>> will have no
>> cause to exist. Methinks he drinketh Drip coffee to excess...
>>
>> Farm Gate is The Way.
>>
>> Cheers, Mabuhay, Prost -RayO, aka Opa!
>> -- 
>> Got Grinder?
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