Workers harvest coffee berries at a plantation in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Photo: Reuters Workers harvest coffee berries at a plantation in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Photo: Reuters
Workers harvest coffee berries at a plantation in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Photo: Reuters
Brazil

Severe drought in Brazil puts world’s oranges, coffee at risk

  • River levels are low in the nation’s agricultural belt where farmers are worried they’ll run out of water in the coming months
  • The prospect of withering orange trees and coffee plants has fanned fears of food inflation

Topic |   Brazil
Workers harvest coffee berries at a plantation in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Photo: Reuters Workers harvest coffee berries at a plantation in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Photo: Reuters
Workers harvest coffee berries at a plantation in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Photo: Reuters
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