Ever since the producer has the coffee available in its power, the final cycle happens through the direct sale to exporter, cooperatives, intermediaries or traiders, or also to torrefactores industrialists.
The coffee is bought following the guidelines of the bags of London for Robust and those of New York for the Arábicas. The purchase options are by 17.25 lots of tms in New York and 5 tms in London. But the regular procedure of the torrefactora industry is to negotiate the purchase through the offers of the cooperatives or intermediaries who we mentioned previously.
In order to come to a purchase of coffee from origin we will have to agree to with the salesman the following points:
- The determined quality of the product.
- The amount that there are to buy.
- The price of the coffee.
- Terms of payment.
- Who becomes position of the details of the transport.
- As it is the port of reception of the coffee.
- Who is the person in charge of the proceedings of customs.
- What customs agent will make the office.
- Who is taken care of of the transport from the arrival port to the delivery place .
In the case of the calls purchases spot or coffee available in European ports, we happened directly to the last point.