Timor-Leste Coffee Price information
Please note, this list is a collaborative list, and is a work in progress. If you have any information to add, or information that is different to that we have received, please get in contact and we will update the list.
For reference, the Fairtrade International price for arabica coffee is $1.35 per pound, which is $2.97 per kg green bean, plus a 44 cents per kg (of green bean) premium. There is also an organic differential of 30 cents/lb (66 cents/kg).
|Buyer||Coffee Cherry||Parchment||Green Bean||Fairtrade accreditation?||links||Countries sold in||Companies that sell this coffee|
|Café Letefoho (Cafe Brisa Serena/Peace Winds Japan)||Equivalent to 50 cents per kg||$2.50 per kg||Equivalent to $3.13 per kg||NO||www.marketdevelopmentfacility.org||Japan|
|ATT (purchased by tradewinds Australia/WithOneBean)||Equivalent to 47 cents per kg||$2.35||Equivalent to $2.94 per kg||NO||www.withonebean.org.au|
|PARCIC (supporting COCAMAU cooperative)||Equivalent to 47 cents per kg||$2.35||Equivalent to $2.94 per kg||NO||www.parcic.org||Japan||PARCIC (Tokyo)|
|Wild Timor Coffee||Equivalent to 46 cents per kg||$2.30 ($2.20 to farmers and 10c to community fund)||Equivalent to $2.88 per kg||NO||www.wildtimorcoffee.com||Australia||Wild Timor Coffee|
|Timor Corp (Olam)||Equivalent to 36 cents per kg||$1.80 per kg||Equivalent to $2.25 per kg||NO||www.timorcorp.com||?|
|CCT||35 cents per kg*||Equivalent to $1.75 per kg||Equivalent to $2.19 per kg||YES||wwwfairtradeusa.org||America |
(likely others as well)
|Coffee brokers||Equivalent to 25 cents per kg||$1.25 per kg||Equivalent to $1.56 per kg||n/a|
*Note on CCT prices. We have had reports of 25 cents per kg, but think these may be prices paid by brokers, as we have quite strong info that the official CCT price this year is 35 cents/kg.
Some Research on Timor Fairtrade coffee
Timothy P. Dzurilla. 2017. Fair Trade Pathways: Historical Institutionalism, Transnational Welfare Networks, and Fair Trade Impact on Coffee Producers in Nicaragua and East Timor. PhD Thesis, University of Connecticut. http://opencommons.uconn.edu/dissertations/1486
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