Coffee Crushed as Slumping Real Spurs Brazil Sales

Coffee Crushed as Slumping Real Spurs Brazil Sales

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A worker sieves coffee beans at the Nova Cintra farm in Espirito Santo do Pinhal, Brazil. Lower coffee prices and a weaker real may mean a financial squeeze on Brazilian growers, forcing some to cut spending on products such as fertilizers that they buy in dollars.