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Wednesday, September 13, 2006

Central American coffee farmers disappointed with results

Some coffee growers in Central America have been disappointed with the minuscule profits they’ve received in order to produce environmentally-responsible, organic, or fair-trade coffee. The costs of producing premium coffee- such as increasing wages, constant inspections, and reducing chemicals- are quite high though fair trade and environmental advocates emphasize that there are other benefits aside from receiving a healthy profit.



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