2.8.3-THE MARKETS FOR COFFEE-AUSTRALIA
Population: 22.5 million.
2009 green bean imports 970,000 bags: Vietnam led with 195,000 bags, followed by Papua New Guinea with 175,000 bags, Brazil 163,000 bags and Indonesia 142,000 bags
2009 GBE processed coffee imports: Roasted coffee 129,000 bags; soluble 425,000 bags. Main soluble suppliers: EU 157,000 bags and Korea 156,000 bags
Re-exports are around 10% of gross imports with New Zealand being the largest destination.
Per capita consumption in 2009: 3.3 kg, up from 2.3 kg in 1995, but down from 3.8 in 2005.
Robusta contributes 36% of gross green bean imports;
Most consumption is as soluble coffee but R&G is making headway.
Nestlé is the largest roaster, covering around 60% of the market.
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