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Coffee Bean Prices Spike

Barista Eviana Dan holds espresso beans at Millcreek Coffee Roasters during National Coffee Day, Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2015, in Salt Lake City. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)
Barista Eviana Dan holds espresso beans at Millcreek Coffee Roasters during National Coffee Day, Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2015, in Salt Lake City. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)

Coffee drinkers will be digging deeper into their pockets to pay for their favorite beverage.

The cost of  coffee is going up because of the drought conditions in Central America have hammered the coffee crop in Brazil, which produces one third of the coffee beans in the world.

The price of Arabica beans have jumped 60 percent in the past year.

 

Barista Eviana Dan holds espresso beans at Millcreek Coffee Roasters during National Coffee Day, Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2015, in Salt Lake City. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)  July 13th 2021

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