Food Commodity Chain: Coffee


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Food Commodity Chain: Coffee
Introduction to the Commodity of Coffee
Brazil is an large, emerging market which is in the process of changing into a world-class economy. The country has the largest population in Latin America, but this population is largely scattered throughout both urban and rural locations, as noted by the World Trade Organization (2009). Brazil, with its extremely diversified international trading base, has created opportunities to move outside of its traditional commodities markets into larger opportunities tied to freer trade agreements, but it still relies on its traditional coffee exports in order to support its rural populations (World Trade Organization, 2009). To this end, there have been challenges associated...
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