Coffee At Highest Price Since ’70s

American VoicesOpinionEconomy ISSUE 47•17 Apr 27, 2011

Because of increased demand in emerging markets and a diminished supply, raw coffee beans topped $3 per pound for the first time in 34 years. What do you think?

  • “It might take a while, but I think I could get used to a hot cup of Mountain Dew and half-and-half in the morning.”

    Marjorie Atkinson –
    Seismic Prospecting Observer

  • “One word to the Chicory Marketing Board: no.”

    Richard Barr –
    Keno Writer

  • “Just as my own parents took up my time with talk about marginal consumer burdens in the ’70s, so will I carry the torch for my kids.”

    Stephen Weaver –
    Systems Analyst

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