An interesting article from the USA about the price pressures facing small coffee roasters and independent coffee shops due to the continued rising prrices of coffee. Hopefully, it is small farmers who are seeing the benefits of these increased prices, although many are also facing problems with lower crop yields, climatic challenges etc. http://www.inc.com/articles/201101/independent-coffee-shops-caught-in-price-squeeze.html
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