The Coffee Guide, Fourth Edition

The Coffee Guide is the world's most extensive, hands-on and neutral source of information on the international coffee trade. It covers trade issues relevant to coffee growers, traders, exporters, transportation companies, certifiers, associations and authorities, and other relevant actors. Many in the coffee industry consider it the go-to reference.

This fourth edition is directly informed by the coffee industry. Co-created by a network of over 70 experts across the coffee sector, it has updated technical information on finance, food safety measures, logistics and contracts. It has redefined quality and data segmentation and expanded digitalization coverage and information related to certifications and supply chain legislation. It also gives prime importance to issues like climate change, coffee price volatility, living wage, and the inequitable distribution of power, profit and resources across the supply chain. It aims to be informative, useful and inclusive of all sector stakeholders.

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Available in: English | Español | Francais | Português | Amharic አማርኛ


Print Editions of The Coffee Guide are now available for purchase through the UN Bookstore in English, Spanish, and French. International shipments are available. Corporate rates are available for bulk orders: please contact publications [at] (publications[at]un[dot]org).

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Access the new online Coffee Guide Resource Hub, expanding the content of the Coffee Guide. Find the latest resources from the Coffee Guide Network and links to helpful references across the coffee sector. 

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