Rise in cost of Arabica may leave bitter taste for UAE’s coffee lovers

▶ Industry figures say only the most dedicated drinkers will be happy to pay more for a brew

Pressure on prices began with a shortage of beans, then the coronavirus hit retailers, and producers also felt the pinch

PATRICK RYAN
NEWS EMIRATES


The price of a cup of coffee could rise by as much as 20 per cent in six months, catering industry sources said. Pressures on prices include a shortage of the Arabica bean, shipping restrictions caused by the coronavirus pandemic and an increase in...

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