How to import coffee?
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- 07-27-2007 12:19 PM #1
How to import coffee?
First and foremost, I thank you all for always giving me great feed backs on the topics that I've been posting on this forum.
The question that I am about to ask is how do you import coffee from Central America? I have a friend in Honduras who has a coffee plantation and has dreams of selling his product in the US. How do I help him?cafedeoro
- 07-27-2007 12:19 PM # ADS
- 08-04-2007 12:47 AM #2
looking for demand
I also meet the same problem We have a huge coffee plantation in Asian, and there is truly superior arabica coffee bean, we plant, process and sale raw/roasted coffee and soluble coffee. Now, I am looking for demand for our product from all over the world.
- 08-07-2007 08:43 AM #3
I think most growers, distributors have a warehouse or hire one to store their coffee and distribute in the states. I do know of one grower that has service trips where volunteers visit his farm and he sends back coffee with them and then has someone in the states to distribute it.Jim Lyon
Jim's Coffee Beans
relax and roast some beans
- 10-28-2007 07:09 PM #4
Difficulty gathering information - Coffee Imports
I have been having trouble trying to get information on importing coffee to the US from Africa ............... i don''t know where to start! My wife and I would like to leave our current jobs over the next 1-3 years and get into the coffee business.
We are interested in delving into a kind of \"intergrated\" approach, I have contacts in Africa who would like to have a \"trusted\" agent who can assist them in importing coffee but where would I start? Who would I sell the coffee to?
The second business is starting a coffee shop that we hope will develop into a chain, there is a lot of information on this and I believe we will see a consultant as soon as we complete our business plan.
We are of very modest means, my wife is an educator and I have been in a mid level manager in the retail industry. What advice do you have for someone like myself.
- 09-13-2010 09:20 AM #5
Re: How to import coffee?
I posted a simple piece describing the process of importing coffee into the U.S. on our customs broker blog. I hope its useful, please let me know if you have any questions.
- 04-07-2013 10:36 PM #6
I've never export coffee to the U.S. but we are exporting to Japan roasted coffee beans with demanded quality for japanese market.
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