Colombian Coffee Crop Lowest in 35 Years
Coffee production in Colombia, the world’s second biggest supplier of arabica beans behind Brazil, was as low in 2011 as it had been since 1976.
According to a Bloomberg news report, the country’s total coffee harvest last year resulted in 7.809 million bags, down from 8.923 bags in 2010. Excess rainfall, diseases and a lack of sunshine curbed output were all contributing factors.
The full story: Bloomberg
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