NEWS UPDATE: Arabica coffee harvest
Arabica coffee harvest update! – Indonesia is one of the largest coffee producers in the world. Indonesia’s coffee production has tended to increase in the last five years. Based on a report from the Central Statistics Agency, Indonesia’s total coffee production will reach 774.60 thousand tons in 2021.
The increase is around 1.62% from the previous year which was 762.20 thousand tons. According to the Agricultural Data and Information System Center of the Ministry of Agriculture, from 2016 to 2021 Indonesia’s coffee consumption will probably increase by 8.22%/year.
In 2021, coffee stocks will reach 795 thousand tons with a consumption of 370 thousand tons. So, there is a surplus of 425,000 tons, which means that every year there is an increase.
In addition to the increase in coffee consumption in Indonesia, currently, coffee shipments have increased. According to the Indonesia Eximbank Institute, world coffee demand in 2022 will continue to increase in line with price increases and market expansion. This shows a trend in the value of Indonesian coffee exports, which has increased world coffee prices. Data for 2021, Indonesian Coffee Production is 765,415 tons, and Indonesian Coffee Exports 375,555.9 tons. The total value of 2020 export transactions is US$ 808,158.9.
Then, the Ministry of Trade has issued a regulation on coffee exports, the regulation contains “starting November 15, 2021 coffee and coffee products are free to export”. The regulation does not require exporters to have an Eksportir Kopi Terdaftar (ETK).
This will make it easier for Indonesian coffee exporters as new coffee players to compete in the international market. Meanwhile, Chairman of the Indonesian Coffee Exporters Association (AEKI) Irfan Anwar said, for exporters of old coffee, this is certainly a challenge. Because with the ease of export, the higher the presence of new exporters.
The Impact of the Arabica Coffee Harvest
The increasing demand for coffee in Indonesia will affect the increase in Arabica coffee for the next 2-3 years. The average coffee productivity in Temanggung is 1.1 tons per hectare. Therefore, farmers need education about good coffee cultivation, according to their area to get the best results, both in quality and quantity. While waiting for recovery and harvest, prices will rise due to limited supply.
Farmers admit that this year’s Arabica coffee yields fell by around 50 percent compared to the previous year due to unfavorable weather. Currently, the selling price of raw coffee beans is Rp 12.000 per kilogram. It still rains frequently until the end of May. Wet drought also affects the harvest season. Arabica coffee experienced a fairly high price increase in November 2020 of around Rp. 24,000 per kilogram, with the regular price at harvest, the price of Arabica coffee is around Rp. 20,000 per kilogram. Farmers admit that this year’s Arabica coffee yields fell by around 50% compared to the previous year due to unfavorable weather.
Temanggung coffee has the best quality coffee with a harvest period around July – August, while in early September even though there is a big harvest, namely at the end of the season. The character of this Temanggung Arabica coffee itself has Earthy, Smooth, Sweet, and Tobacco flavors. In addition, this coffee also has a unique taste because farmers grow it close to tobacco plantations. In Temanggung this Arabica coffee has a fragrant aroma and delicious taste. Would you like to try Temanggung Arabica coffee? Contact us for FREE SAMPLES.