Thinking of starting your own coffee plantation in the Philippines? This article is for you.
Owning a coffee plantation is no easy task. With the ever-present risk of diseases and pests, unpredictable weather conditions due to climate change, and the current economic crisis due to COVID-19, there’s a lot to consider. So, it’s important to prepare as much as you can. In this article, we discuss everything you need to know about starting a coffee plantation in the Philippines.
Coffee is an important commodity and is a highly popular beverage around the world. Generally, small producers in developing countries make their living growing and producing coffee. The total consumption of coffee is over 2.25 billion cups in the world every day! In the Philippines, the total coffee consumption was about 3.4 million 60kg. bags.
Approximately 90% of coffee production occurs in developing countries; however, maximum consumption mainly occurs in industrialized economies. Coffee is one of the major agricultural export commodity around the world. Currently, the coffee industry has a commodity chain that involves producers, roasters, importers, middlemen exporters, and retailers before reaching consumers. According to the International Coffee Organization (ICO), about 25 million families rely on growing and selling coffee beans, most of which are small-scale farmers. Apart from the retail market, coffee shops are major consumers of coffee.
Starting a coffee plantation may seem daunting and overwhelming at first, but with the right knowledge and preparation, you can succeed. You will need to work on your business plan. You should know the growth requirements of coffee and the things you need in the coffee plantation. Conduct a market study to know your competition. There are established coffee bean companies out there – can you compete with them?
If you’re thinking about starting your own coffee plantation in the Philippines, here are some tips and considerations you should keep in mind.
Starting a coffee plantation may seem daunting and overwhelming at first, but with the right knowledge and preparation, you can succeed. Hopefully, this article was able to give you some insight about starting a coffee plantation in the Philippines. Good luck!
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CoffeeSmiley.com supports the “Order Now – Pay Later” post-order payment scheme. Or simply put, Cash-On-Delivery. Meaning, all coffee products you ordered on our website will immediately be processed upon confirmation of your shipping and delivery location. Payment will only be collected when you actually receive the products.
We partnered with logistics companies who have been in the industry for years, to make sure that our commitment to fast, efficient, and reliable delivery services will be met. Our logistics partners are:
Due to the recent COVID-19 pandemic, our standard delivery lead-time is affected particularly those areas with strict rules of lock-down. However, we do our best to meet the 3 – 7 days delivery lead-time despite these issues and challenges.
Tracking code will be sent to you thru text and/or email. You can use the tracking code to track your order on our logistics partners respective website.
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