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Speciality coffee producers in Honduras count on $100 million more in exports

Tuesday, January 18, 2011


Record prices of coffee in world markets have encouraged Honduran producers to grow special varieties that could generate $100 million a year in exports.

The premiums on such coffees include those of the Rainforest Alliance, which earns $8 to $20 extra per bag, while organic coffee achieves even more.

During the last crop cycle, organic coffee earned $30 extra, but currently the premium is $50.

Original source (in Spanish): El Heraldo