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The Truth about Inflation and Coffee

Updated: Jun 11, 2021

The #CPI numbers came out and they were high, even higher than expected. The numbers for May were an increase of 0.6% which was 50% higher than the expectation of 0.4%. Why should we in the #coffee world care?


Inflation is intimately linked with #commodity prices. As I teach in my course, when #inflation rises, commodity prices rise, and that includes coffee.


Consumer Price Index (CPI)


So is this latest CPI number really a concern?