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Brazil: Weather worries and signals losses to the 2024/25 coffee harvest

Raw Common Coffee Bean
Brazil
Sustainability & Environmental Impact
Market & Price Trends
Published Nov 22, 2023

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Coffee growers are worried about the potential negative impacts of extreme weather on the upcoming 2024/25 harvest. They have experienced temperatures above 40ºC, hail, storms, and strong winds, possibly related to the El Niño phenomenon. There is particular concern about the flowers, as strong winds have repeatedly damaged the crops, and many experts predict lower productivity for the upcoming season compared to initial expectations.
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Coffee growers are concerned about the possible impacts of the climate on the 2024/25 harvest, to be harvested next year. In addition to temperatures above 40ºC, agents consulted by Cepea reported hail on some producing farms, storms and intense winds – a scenario associated with the El Niño phenomenon. According to researchers, the concern is mainly with the setting of flowers, considering that gusts of wind – often above 70 km/h – have hit crops on a recurring basis. Although it is not yet possible to estimate the extent of the effects that these bad weather conditions have ...
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