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

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  1. Hmmm, I’ve been interested to see robusta in the valley. I think a couple roasters have already played the field with it.

    Lo Fi probably will not carry it.