By Joanna Hansford, Contributing Reporter
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Brazil is the largest coffee producer in the world, producing around 1,350 million kilos of coffee per year, and is responsible for one-third of the world’s coffee production. Now changes in the local coffee culture are influencing the domestic market, and at the same time due to recent price declines, there may be world shortages in coffee over the next few years.
Brazil not only exports coffee, but imports it . . .