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Soaring cost of coffee good for India's growers

For weeks, food prices in India have been soaring, and now the price of a humble cup of coffee could also be set to rise.

In January Arabica beans hit a 13-year-high following heavy rains and a poor crop in South America.

India's coffee growers are delighted but what about consumers?

Howard Johnson reports from the coffee-growing district of Chikkmangalore in the southern state of Karnataka.

  • 08 Feb 2011
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