Coffee? Thank U, Next Your average cup of coffee is getting more expensive — but the price for coffee beans is going down. How can that be?
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Coffee? Thank U, Next

Coffee? Thank U, Next

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Your average cup of coffee is getting more expensive — but the price for coffee beans is going down. How can that be?

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Coffee is served at a coffee shop in Medellin on October 28, 2017.  (the town has a stationary population of 20000 people). / AFP PHOTO / JOAQUIN SARMIENTO (Photo credit should read JOAQUIN SARMIENTO/AFP/Getty Images)
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