Brazil Drought Decreases 2014 Coffee Harvest by 14%

By Lise Alves, Contributing Reporter

SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL - The effects of one of the worst droughts in decades, which plagued a large percentage of the coffee-growing areas in Brazil at the beginning of the year, is likely to lead to losses both for the 2014 and 2015 seasons, according to a recent study by Procafe Foundation.

The study, ordered by CNC (National Coffee Council), for the 2014 season shows an average decrease of fourteen percent in production from initial forecasts – from 46.5 - 50.1 million bags to 40.09 - 43.3 million bags.

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