Including Organic & Fairtrade
Mintec covers a broad range of price differentials for Robusta and Arabica coffee, including more than 12 organic and Fairtrade grades.
Along side traditional products, organic coffee and cocoa products are produced by methods complying with the standards of organic farming. Fairtrade arrangements are designed to help producers in developing countries achieve sustainable and equitable trade relationships. Both systems offer similarities and differences which frequently result in cost structures that are different to traditional products.
Mintec provide proprietary pricing for a range of coffee and cocoa products, including organic and Fairtrade products to provide suppliers and buyers maximum control over their costs.
Because organic and Fairtrade ingredients are used increasingly across a broad range of food and beverage products, its important to understand how the price of specific ingredients impacts your product costs. To provide the maximum granularity into coffee and cocoa costs, Mintec assesses the price for organic and Fairtrade product options originating in different growing regions.
Mintec Benchmark Prices are a range of proprietary price series collected by our Pricing Team, using our robust methodology and are exclusive to Mintec. These price series provide an additional level of granularity and specificity for different product types and grades, enabling users to understand material cost more accurately.
Mintec has a created a transparent and published methodology that ensures our data points are always accurate. To support this, we encourage involvement or comment from market participants on the market state or any Mintec Benchmark Prices published at any time.
Mintec covers a wide range of coffee and coca products that are exchange-traded and others where price information is more difficult to obtain. Mintec Benchmark Prices for coffee and cocoa, including organic and Fairtrade products from different growing regions. Further information, including a list of price series, can be accessed below.
Mintec's organic and Fairtrade price series for coffee includes both Robusta and Arabica from key sources and are relevant for the markets in the US, Europe and Asia.
Our cocoa coverage includes organic cocoa price series from key regional producers and are relevant to all global markets.