June 12, 2012 Posted by Chris Tingom Filed under Coffee
A news bulletin from Reuters shows that U.S. coffee roasters may have introduced robusta beans into their blends to avoid lower profit margins.
Realistically, this was probably done by bulk roasters. Interesting story, though.
U.S. robusta imports rose by almost 80 percent in the first quarter of this year versus a year ago, while arabica fell by close to a third