Coffee beans being packed for export in Medan in Indonesia in April 2013. Photo: Reuters

Indonesia to boost coffee output in anticipation of Chinese boom

  • Farmers in the No 3 producer of robusta expected to reap 50 to 60 per cent more beans within next five years
  • China’s consumption surged more than nine-fold in the past decade, thanks to ‘coffee culture’ driven by western lifestyles of young people
Topic |   Indonesia

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Coffee beans being packed for export in Medan in Indonesia in April 2013. Photo: Reuters
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