In today’s turbulent economic and political landscape, risk management practices have become critical to the protection and stability of businesses in the coffee sector. The modern tools of the trade, exchange-traded derivatives and over the counter products, are often maligned and misunderstood, but can serve a valuable role in hedging price risk and enhancing profitability. Gain some valuable insights and observations on incorporating options and other derivatives into your risk management toolkit.
This presentation was part of the pre-conference symposium at the 2011 Centennial Convention in New Orleans. These slides are from a presentation by Mark Pendergrast, author of "Uncommon Grounds: The History of Coffee and how it Transformed the World".
This presentation was part of the pre-conference symposium at the 2011 Centennial Convention in New Orleans. These slides discuss the 100+ year history of the Colombian coffee industry, its economic development and how it has handled booms and crises over the years. It also provides an outlook of the future of the FNC.