Join the GHCA at its first Breakfast Seminar of 2018! HCAD (Harris County Appraisal District) will be giving an informative presentation on Harris County’s tax exemption for green coffee. Any company that stores coffee in Houston will benefit from this discussion. This is a free event thanks to our sponsor Dupuy Storage Houston.
The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) released its biannual market and trade report on the coffee industry on December 15, 2017. The USDA forecasts that world coffee production for 2017/18 will be 600,000 bags lower than the previous year.
The U.S., the world’s second-largest coffee bean importer, is forecast to decrease total imports by 800,000 bags, for a total of 25.0 million bags.
STiR Magazine, offering global business insight on coffee and tea, featured “Houston has it all”Houston’s coffee industry in its December 2017/January 2018 magazine. Every GHCA member logo is shown on page 27 of the e-magazine and print editions!
Modern Coffee World Perks to Preferences
By: Judith Schultz, GHPB
What is happening in the world of coffee? Michael Gaviña, incoming chair of the National Coffee Association (NCA), answered that question at the October 12th luncheon hosted by the Greater Houston Coffee Association in conjunction with the Port Bureau at the DoubleTree by Hilton Houston Hobby Airport.
The Greater Houston Coffee Association hosted their annual ship channel tour aboard the M/V Sam Houston on April 26. Over 40 people enjoyed an evening of coffee, food and learning about how commerce in the ship channel works.
Note: This article also appeared in the May 2017 Port Bureau News.