[Homeroast] Coffee price hikes smarting

Joseph Robertson theotherjo at gmail.com
Sat Feb 12 00:18:56 CST 2011


Or should I say which will bottom first?
Joe



On Fri, Feb 11, 2011 at 10:18 PM, Joseph Robertson <theotherjo at gmail.com>wrote:

> I'm going dizzy watching the C green coffee market and the price of gas
> above most local gas stations.
> Which one will win?................:^(
> Joe
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> On Fri, Feb 11, 2011 at 7:37 PM, miKe mcKoffee <mcKona at comcast.net> wrote:
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>> To give you an idea how much the C Market has gone up in less than a year
>> since the mid June 2010 price rise take off the spot price of Brazil
>> Moreninha Formosa was $1.85 end of May 2010 order, end of Dec 2010 $2.77
>> and
>> today $3.15. That's a cost increase of 70.3% in 9 months....and it's still
>> going up up up daily.
>>
>> $12 for a 12oz roasted bag of a good DP Ethiopia in today's market is
>> cheap.
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>> Slave to the Bean  miKe mcKoffee
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>> > -----Original Message-----
>> > From: homeroast-bounces at lists.sweetmariascoffee.com
>> > [mailto:homeroast-bounces at lists.sweetmariascoffee.com] On
>> > Behalf Of Tom & Maria - Sweet Maria's Coffee
>> > Sent: Friday, February 11, 2011 5:24 PM
>> > To: A list to discuss home coffee roasting. There are rules
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>> > Subject: Re: [Homeroast] Coffee price hikes smarting
>> >
>> > The crime is that mediocre coffee is going to be expensive. Having to
>> > pay a lot for an amazing Kenya seems less problematic. Its sad
>> > because I think if we had meaningful reform on commodity markets, we
>> > wouldnt be in this situation. Some say that 70% of the commercial
>> > paper for coffee is held by speculators now, whereas it used to be an
>> > exchange for the actual seller and buyer of coffee, those who create,
>> > handle, or want to receive the physical product. Someone is making a
>> > lot of money in this market, but it's not those who actually trade in
>> > coffee...
>> >
>> > >Yes a great kenyan will be much higher this year and many others a
>> > >modest increase. Still for a fine drink as we can produce with the
>> > >beans Tom sources it's still a bargain per cup or shot.
>> > >
>> > >On Fri, Feb 11, 2011 at 8:00 PM, sci <scizen at gmail.com> wrote:
>> > >>  The hike in coffee prices starting back in 2010 is
>> > starting to smart. I
>> > >>  hadn't really noticed, but several people I know
>> > complained about it, asking
>> > >>  me where to get good coffee at decent prices. SM's
>> > offering list also
>> > >>  reflects the hikes. One article says hikes are a
>> > combination of factors,
>> > >>  mostly supply/demand dynamics. Demand is rising esp. in
>> > China, and the
>> > >>  supply has been lower than usual due to weather etc.
>> > Another report said the
>> > >>  use of robusta in nasty canned blends is at an all-time
>> > high ratio in an
>> > >>  effort to keep costs down. One of my favorite local
>> > roasters (CCC)  charges
>> > >>  $14 for a 12oz bag of Kenyan ($19 lb.) and $12 for 12oz
>> > of Ethiopian DPs.
>> > >>  Yikes. That is steep for most folks on a flat-lined
>> > salary. Several coffee
>> > >>  junkies started asking me more about home roasting.
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