November 2, 2011 7:08 AM

Haitian coffee is making a comeback

For years, bitter poverty and plummeting coffee prices around the world have made it much more profitable for Haiti's farmers to chop trees for charcoal, and invest in cash crops, rather than coffee cherries. Now, with coffee consumption up and a shrinking supply of beans worldwide driving up prices, Haitian coffee is once again becoming a hot commodity.

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