Trouble brewing in Central America - a fungus is devastating the coffee harvest: http://on.ft.com/15fIkl6Central America is suffering the “severest outbreak” of la roya, or leaf rust, for 30 years. Roughly 20 per cent of the 2012-13 crop has been destroyed, and a much larger share of the 2013-14 crop of high quality arabica beans is expected to be lost. View Larger

Trouble brewing in Central America - a fungus is devastating the coffee harvest: http://on.ft.com/15fIkl6

Central America is suffering the “severest outbreak” of la roya, or leaf rust, for 30 years. Roughly 20 per cent of the 2012-13 crop has been destroyed, and a much larger share of the 2013-14 crop of high quality arabica beans is expected to be lost.



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    A small percentage at 20% but to think of all of us who consume caffeine. That’s a lot of caffeine gone bad.
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