Vietnam still has a long way to go to overhaul Brazil in the global coffee production stakes, but that isn’t going to stop them – and Nestle – from trying to topple the South American nation and ascend to the top of the coffee totem pole.
Figures, published by the U.S Department of Agriculture indicate that despite suffering a tumultuous 2013-14 harvesting season, Vietnam is set to claw the ground that they’ve lost to Brazil back in the coming years.
The projections are certainly positive.
However the real intrigue is Nestle’s role in Vietnam’s lofty ambitions.
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