Price Transparency

It hasn’t been perfected, but below is an example of what we provide to roasters as part of their invoice when they buy coffee from us.

When we originally discussed doing this, we thought it would be fairly simple to get this information. As it turns out, and perhaps as we should have expected, getting this information takes quite a bit of time because of the number of (necessary) parties involved. All of us (from origin country to here in Oslo) are not used to explicating each of these items but everyone involved believes this is the way to go and we’re more than happy to go through the efforts necessary to provide these breakdowns to you, dear roasters.

The items in this example are fairly common but there are more or less items depending on the origin, as is to be expected. The numbers in this example are accurate for this particular coffee. In this case, our partners in Kenya are working on providing the “price to farmer” item.

What are your thoughts on this?

Melanie

Cost Breakdown

COFFEE ID

PRICE TO FARMER (USD)

PRICE TO EXPORTER (USD)

INCL. SHIPPING (EXW) TO NORWAY

LBS TO KG

USD TO EUR

CUSTOMS CLEARANCE

CCS SERVICE FEE

PRICE PER KILO (EUR)

Karagoto 17CK0243

AA

?

5.86

6.09

13.42

10.08

0.01

1.40

11.59

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