By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter

SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – Coffee growers in Brazil are gearing up to what promises to be the second best harvest in history, with forecasts for the 2016 Brazilian coffee harvest between 49.13 and 51.94 million bags, up by 13.6 percent to 20.1 percent from the 2015 harvest results, according to the government’s National Supply Company (CONAB).

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