Russia is now one of the 10 leading suppliers of instant coffee to Germany, accounting for 5 percent of German coffee imports in autumn 2016, and overtaking Brazil, Switzerland and India. In addition, Russia became one of top five instant coffee suppliers to Israel, followed only by South Korea and Vietnam.
The arrival of Russian instant coffee on German and Israeli markets is primarily a result of a sharp drop in Russian exports to Ukraine in 2015, said Ramaz Chanturia, head of Roschaikofe, the Russian association of tea and coffee producers.
In 2015, Russia exported 9,400 tons of coffee, including 5,300 tons …read more
Source: Russia Beyond The Headlines