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2012 coffee consumption in emerging markets increased by 10% a record

2012 coffee consumption in emerging markets increased by 10% a record

Beijing time on April 9 morning news, according to the British "Financial Times" reported, the latest report of the International Coffee Organization (ICO) said that coffee consumption in emerging markets in 2012 increased by 10%, the growth rate hit a record; decline in consumption of traditional markets such as Europe and the United States 10%.
Emerging markets, the expansion of demand reflects these areas, the middle class, urbanization and income growth. Analysts expect the support of the instant coffee in 2020, the emerging market share of global coffee consumption ratio will reach 50%. ICO said that changes in demand are changing the pattern of coffee exports of lower quality Robusta coffee beans used in instant coffee eroded cappuccino with high-quality the Arica than coffee beans market.
As of February of this year in the first five months of coffee, Robusta coffee beans of total exports 40.1%, 35.8% in the previous. In 2012, the emerging market consumption of 27.9 million bags (60 kg) bag of coffee, year-on-year increase of 10% from 25.4 million bags; traditional market fell from 71.2 million bags to 60.6 million bags.
ICO warned that the outbreak of the Central American coffee leaf rust is the most serious coffee pest, may result in the 2013-14 harvest, such as the current year. (The Chu Mexico / compile)