The End of COFFEE is near?
According to a recent article by Zak Stone (Editor of ‘The Daily Good’) the days of good quality, relatively inexpensive coffee are all but over. Due to the fastidious growing requirements of the coffee plant (altitude, combination of wet & dry spells, diseases & pests) and the effects of global warming in the coffee growing regions (which also happen to be developing countries) – weather anomalies – coffee supply is down, yet coffee demand (particularly in the burgeoning new market of China) is up. Zak is predicting that we are rapidly approaching ‘peak coffee’. To read more, click here.
News Media in Australia summarises the article here.