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Scorching Heat And Downpours Threaten Quality of Brazil Coffee


Brazilian growers have some bad news for coffee connoisseurs.

In the country’s largest coffee-growing state, a sample of farms had an uneven bloom last year and suffered from searing temperatures, signaling a reduction in premium beans.

“We didn’t see the usual milder temperatures in March,” Cesar Oliveira Junior said from his plantation in the Alfenas municipality of southern Minas Gerais state. “During maturation, green beans quickly dried out like a raisin.”

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