Today’s market size offers a measure of the world’s coffee production. The U.S. Department of Agriculture tracks many, many agricultural products, geographically, by output, by shipment and even by consumption. Another example of how the federal government’s data collection agencies provide us with an extremely valuable service.

Happy tax day!

Geographic reference: World
Year: 2000/2001 and 2010/2011
Market size: 117,521 and 139,084 thousand 60-Kilogram Bags respectively
Source: “Table 01 – Coffee World Production, Supply and Distribution,” Coffee: World
Markets and Trade,
page 4, December 2010, available online here.
Original Source: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Foreign Agricultural Service


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