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Aug032010
Private Label prices increase

Montana Coffee Express private label coffees are increasing by six percent.  Arabica coffee prices are at a 12 year high amid dwindling US inventories and limited premium-bean supplies.  Robusta Futures rose to a 15 month high.  Stockpiles monitored by ICE Futures US have dropped 27 percent this year to the lowest leel since September 2002.  Two consecutive poor harvests in Central America and Columbia and rain damage last year in Brazil, the world's biggest producer, reduced export supplies of high-quality arabica.  Because of production shortfalls, a lot of producers are holding onto coffee.


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