Coffee Board of India

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The Coffee Board of India is an organisation managed by the Ministry of Commerce and Industry of the government of India to promote coffee production in India.


The Coffee Board of India was established by an act of Parliament in 1942. Until 1995 the Coffee Board marketed the coffee of many growers from a pooled supply, but after that time coffee marketing became a private-sector activity due to the economic liberalisation in India.[1]

The Coffee Boards tradition duties included the promotion of the sale and consumption of coffee in India and abroad, conducting coffee research, financial assistance to establish small coffee growers, safeguarding working conditions for laborers, and managing the surplus pool of unsold coffee.[2]


  1. ^ "Coffee Board of India - About Us". 2011. Retrieved 22 October 2011. [permanent dead link]
  2. ^ John, K.C.; Kevin, S. (2004). Traditional Exports of India: Performance and Prospects. Delhi, India: New Century Publications. p. 117. ISBN 81-7708-062-8. 

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