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African safari: Execs with coffee companies are looking to the depths of Sudan to find a new...

African safari: Execs with coffee companies are looking to the depths of Sudan to find a new coffee bean that will support increased production and be climate-resistant. Demand has been outpacing supply in the industry, keeping coffee players such as SBUX, GMCR, PEET, and JVA eager to reign in commodity prices with a magic new bean.
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  • montanamark
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    they better plan on going in with guns and tanks to fight off the islamic jihadists who are in the process of attempting to exterminate Christians while the world ignores the genocide - maybe the world will care more for coffee and making $
    19 Jul 2012, 11:37 AM Reply Like
  • jackooo
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    I sure hope so...
    19 Jul 2012, 12:26 PM Reply Like
  • Yukon John
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    Money talks. They'll need some sort of arrangements with the local warlords to get anything done. Ka-ching!
    19 Jul 2012, 02:32 PM Reply Like
  • Prune
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    It's surprising, but coffee has many genetic relatives, and some of them can be made into coffee.
    20 Jul 2012, 06:59 AM Reply Like
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