Brazil Coffee Suffering From Irregular Rain, Somar Says

Coffee-growing areas in Brazil, the largest producer of the bean, are suffering from irregular rain and lower precipitation in recent weeks, which may harm production, weather consultant Somar Meteorologia said.

For the next week, the pattern should be the same, with low-intensity and irregular rains, said Somar in an e-mailed report today.

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