Value of coffee sold at Kenyan auction rises 37 pct in 2013/14

NAIROBI (Reuters) – The value of coffee sold at Kenya’s auction climbed 37 percent to $174.1 million in the year to September, helped by higher global prices and better quality crops, the head of the Nairobi Coffee Exchange (NCE) said on Wednesday. The east African nation, whose high-quality beans are sought by roasters to blend with beans from other producers, exports much of its coffee through …

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