Coffee prices expected to rise after drought, frost impact plantations in Brazil

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Coffee prices expected to rise after drought, frost impact plantations in Brazil

From ABC News | GMA by Kelly McCarthy, GMA

Extreme weather conditions have impacted coffee crops in some of the top-producing countries, which could mean higher prices for your morning cup of coffee.

According to a report in The Wall Street Journal, coffee farmers in Brazil -- the world's leader in coffee production -- experienced bad weather last year with both drought and frost that left some with nearly half of the arabica beans as usual.

Coffee prices first shot up last year after several years of steady pricing. But like many industries, coffee has been hit with supply chain and other pandemic-related issues.

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