Coffee Outlook in 2016: …Is This The New Normal?

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Coffee Outlook in 2016
...Is This The New Normal?

May 16, 2016

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Coffee Outlook 2016 Webinar Presentation Slides

On-Demand Webinar Recording

Presenters Ross Colbert and Carlos Mera, Rabobank, will discuss the global supply and demand outlook for 2016 and offer data-driven insight on how to best reach today's consumer.

This webinar will give you:

  • In-depth look at Brazil and other key coffee producing regions
  • Analysis on crop yields, global supply risk, and price outlook
  • The latest update on consumption trends, including single-cup penetration and the future for third-wave coffee roasters


 Ross Colbert

Ross Colbert, Managing Director and Global Strategist for Beverages, Rabobank Group

Ross Colbert is responsible for developing Rabobank’s global view and research coverage on the beverage sector. Rabobank’s Food & Agribusiness Research & Advisory (“FAR”) group provides information and analysis covering all of the major sectors throughout the food chain.

 Carlos Mera

Carlos Mera, Senior Commodity Analyst, Rabobank Group

Carlos Mera is a senior commodity analyst at Agri Commodity Markets Research (ACMR) in London, focused on coffee market analysis. He is responsible for writing market reports, carrying a global coffee supply/demand balance sheet and developing Rabobank’s coffee price forecast and views.

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5 Reasons to Attend the NCA Convention

Here are 5 (of the many) great reasons to attend the NCA 2020 Convention:

1. Networking that's worth your time

One conversation with the right person can change everything.

We've designed our programming for 2020 to ensure that you'll have maximum opportunities to connect with the people you want to meet -- including a networking lunch for everyone, coffee breaks, and nightly social events like our industry happy hour and "Welcome to Texas" kickoff party.

2. Education for the real world

Coffee is complicated -- from market price fluctuation to understanding the latest food science and coffee trends. And, like most things, the best way to learn is to dive in headfirst. This year we've packed our program with dozens of speakers, panels, and educational breakout sessions to help you gain the knowledge and insights that are most relevant to you.

3. Professional development

Developing strong industry leadership is critical for the future of coffee.

Whether you're looking to grow your own career or develop talent within your organization, our Convention provides opportunities to strengthen leadership skills and learn more about the business of coffee - from the Next Generation Council to events where you could meet your next business partner.

4. Industry innovation

Ideas are like coffee - fresh is better.

Find new inspiration to bring back to the office, whether it's from a keynote speaker or exhibitor. Maybe you'll discover the next big thing in coffee - or come up with your own.

5. Get involved

Tap into the (well-caffeinated) energy of the NCA coffee community! Convention offers many opportunities to give back to the industry or local community, make new connections, and discover new ways to collaborate.

Consider signing up for the local Coffee Gives Back day of service, contributing a blog post on your experience, or join the conversation at a breakout session.


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