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Rains damaged a lot of the harvest in Dec jan last year leading to massive claims for fermented phenolic cups. The collectors this have kept some of the 2016/2017 harvest which they will blend in with the new crop.
We are seeing this phenomenon now — where the rains have delayed the harvest ; this will have the following impact :
Potential problems in December arrivals at destination- merry Christmas to roasters ;
Cherries will be allowed to mature slightly more rather than stripping them green — so we will see bigger beans in jan onward arrivals.
January, prices will no doubt fall as the viet cong Sell and fix forward prices to collect their thet pocket money.