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Coffee Growers Struggle with Low Prices

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Coffee Growers Struggle with Low Prices

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Coffee Growers Struggle with Low Prices

Coffee Growers Struggle with Low Prices

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International prices for coffee have been stuck near historic lows for the past three years. The presidents of the world's two largest producers, Brazil and Colombia, recently met to try to agree on a strategy to prop up prices, but they failed to come up with a plan, and prices fell even further. Hear NPR's Martin Kaste.